Dr. Shayesteh: Kick your sugar addiction

The average adult in the United States consumes over 150 pounds of sugar and 146 pounds of white flour every year

Dr. Shayesteh joined 33 WYTV Daybreak to explain the importance of breaking sugar addiction and changes you should make to your diet.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – Processed sugar, one of the most common ingredients in the favorite foods of many. While it may make things taste better, it is not your friend.

There are two foods in the average diet that are extremely addictive, processed sugar being the most and white flour coming in second.

The statistics about these addictions are shocking. The average adult in the United States consumes over 150 pounds of sugar and 146 pounds of white flour every year. That’s nearly 300 pounds a year, or roughly about a pound of sugar and white flour per day.

What prices are you paying with your diet? How can you cut back on your addiction?

Dr. Shayesteh joined 33 WYTV Daybreak to explain the importance of breaking sugar addiction and changes you should make to your diet.

Click here for a complete list of nutrition segments with Dr. Shayesteh.

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