Sugar is a carbohydrate. It's a person's primary energy
source, but people shoudn't get sugar from candy bars and
soda because those are simple carbohydrates, low in nutrition.
It's better to get sugar from foods such as fruits because
they contain a lot of vitamins and minerals, which is needed for daily activities. There are a lot of diseases
caused by sugar such as obesity and diabetes.
Diabetes is a disease that is characterized by high
sugar levels in the blood. The main problem of diabetes is sugar. Diabetes
affects about 17 million people in the United States. It is the third leading
cause of death in the United States after heart diseases and cancer.
The main cause of diabetes is that too much sugar is in the blood for a long period of
time. People with diabetes does not make enough insulin or their
muscles,and liver cells do not respond normally.
Obesity is the condition of being obese which means an
excess amount of body fat. In the United States, about 300,000 deaths per
year have connection with obesity. Obesity increases the number of chronic
diseases. The main problems of obesity are overeating and not exercising.
Obesity could suffer you and your children. Also, children who has obesity is
at higher risk of having heart disease and high blood pressure.