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What are the harmful affects of sugar?

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05/25/2011

sugar can suppress the immune system. can produce a significant rise in triglycerides. causes a loss of tissue elasticity and function, the more sugar you eat the more elasticity and function you loose. High intake of sugar increases the risk of Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis... contributes to saliva aciditycan cause a decrease in insulin sensitivity...can decrease growth hormone, can contribute to diabetes and the list is endless. But this is if consumed in excess, the harmful effects of sugar in general would be the hyperactiveness and effects on dental health