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Sugar is one of modern society’s greatest weaknesses. While natural sugar is in many healthy foods, the obsession with added sugar, artificial sugar, and sugary foods has led to the crystalized treat's inclusion in almost every meal. Dieticians and nutritionists have warned people about the dangers of eating too much sugar for decades; a number of subtle signs can tip us off to excessive sugar intake.

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1. You're Noticing Changes in Mood

Being in a bad mood isn’t always the result of a poor night’s sleep or stress. Research shows that increased added sugar is related to low mood, possibly by affecting neurotransmitters. Saturated fat also may play a role in low mood and mood disorders.

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