Great article on the Paleo Mom Blog, covering another very good reason – or FIVE very good reasons – to cut down on, or quit eating sugar altogether.
It turns out, a high intake of sugar can contribute to nutrient deficiencies in ways other than by displacing more nutritious foods. We’ve discovered a number of mechanisms by which sugar can actually deplete (or reduce the absorption) of certain vitamins and minerals. As a result, eating too much sugar can induce deficiencies, even when our overall micronutrient intake appears to be adequate.
Read this article to find out the 5 nutrients you may be deficient in: