30 Top Sugar Facts


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1. If you want to burn fat faster, a cup of coffee (with no milk or sugar) before a workout will speed up the process.
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2. When heated, sugars in bacon react with amino acids. This, along with the thermal breakdown of fats, leads to the aroma of cooking bacon.
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3. Sugary drinks kill 180,000 people a year.
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4. A lack of sleep leads to sugar cravings.
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5. Your body gets a "high" when eating foods with a lot of salt, sugar, and additives.
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6. Humans are born craving sugar.
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7. The HIV virus is coated in sugar to trick the body into not recognizing it as a foreign entity.
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8. Sugar has been shown to be just as addictive as cocaine – You can experience withdrawal.
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9. Consuming large amounts of sugar, overeating, not sleeping enough and smoking are all brain damaging habits.
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10. If sugar is applied on a cut, it will help in the healing process and will also stop the blood flow.
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11. If the amount of sugar present in a can of coke is taken directly, you will vomit uncontrollably.
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12. The gut bacteria that cause smelly farts enjoy munching on sugary foods the most.
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13. It would take about 732 quintillion packets of Kool-Aid and 91.5 quadrillion metric tons of sugar to turn the ocean into cheery Kool-Aid.
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14. Sugar does not cause hyperactivity in children.
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15. Your brain needs the daily equivalent of the sugar found in three cans of soda to function.
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16. A teaspoon of sugar after eating something really spicy will completely neutralize the heat sensation.
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17. 80% of food has sugar added to it.
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18. Lack of sleep leads to sugar cravings.
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19. Cranberry juice is not naturally sweet, so much sugar is added that in calorie content and sugar content, it is equal to sodas.
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20. A dentist was the first person to add sugar to chewing gum in 1869
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21. Sugar is the only taste humans are born craving.
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22. Sugar is the only taste that humans are born craving.
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23. A study has found that consuming sugar when faced with a stressful situation calms us down.
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24. According to a study, sports drinks have an even stronger relationship than sugared sodas with weight gain.
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25. Boxer Sugar Ray dreamt of killing his opponent and backed out, but a priest convinced him to fight, he ended up killing the opponent.
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26. Smokers eat more sugar than non-smokers do.
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27. The difference between caramel and butterscotch is butterscotch contains brown sugar instead of white. Toffee is butterscotch cooked longer.
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28. Be careful who you trust, even salt looks like sugar.
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29. Sugar cures hiccups.
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30. A 20 ounce bottle of Mountain Dew contains the equivalent of about 22 packets of sugar.

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