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Well we've all heard parents -- -- candy from their children to prevent them from bouncing off the walls being too wild.
All are that too much sugar can give you diabetes are those medical facts or fiction here to answer some sugar -- vs fiction.
Questions for us is doctor Marc Siegel.
Thanks for being with this -- -- good -- and again this isn't.
This is very fast and let's get through some of these sugar can make your children belts off the -- a lot of parents say not too much sugar economic -- is this.
Everyone thinks that but more than 23 studies show it isn't the case now.
Process sugar in cakes and cookies can cause your own blood sugar very enough so I think it does affect behavior.
But not the way parents think it is your kids are misbehaving because they don't listen -- -- not because of the showed.
That heat difference if you're gonna eat cheddar cheese and for its arsenal -- candy proves as much of their.
I would that takes us to the next question sugar in fruit is that the same as the sugar -- -- fighting cake is that factor affection -- -- their fiction now there is some of the same sugars and there but fraud has some really great starches and it's got fiber and it looked like cellulose to help you digest it.
Further along in the track -- -- better for you.
It's totally -- with processed sugars you get a jolt right away with the fruit it's much more healthy and you don't get as much -- Right number three sugar causes type -- type two diabetes.
Basically that's also -- -- you know it is a lot of sugar conclusion to gain weight when you get obese and that causes type two diabetes because you don't have enough receptors for the insulin around.
But the sugar itself if you -- Chris is working normally its process so that's fiction -- doesn't cause diabetes -- right number for sugar raises your cancer risk of that factor fiction that's actually fact now we don't know all the facts on.
Increase in pancreatic cancer when you're eating a diet loaded with sugar so watch out.
Do not -- a lot of sugar it can increase your kids so what is too much how much can you have per day well there's no absolute number but you -- -- have.
It in your regular foods the the key here is not the entity of food home.
But -- stay away from the high fructose corn syrup stay away from the processed sugars that's hard to do especially when you're moving your Heather and I are talking -- at the airport you wanna buy that back -- candy.
OK number five -- Exactly sugar keeps you looking young factor fiction -- -- -- are actually looking old because sugar attaches to the collagen in your skin and gives you wrinkles sugar is not what you want to look young.
Hydration is what you want plenty of water stay out of that sunlight we learned this weekend actually on Sunday house call that the that the sun screen helps you if you use sun screen for years it keeps you Anderson you're -- your skin from aging I have not -- Terri live and no daughter Greta thanks doctor Saturday -- it to -- this morning.
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