Mood swings, the shakes – what happened when this sugar addict tried to quit

Polly Dunbar
June 2013
Daily Mail;6/10/2013, p49
MY NAME is Polly and I'm a sugar addict. When I'm tired, upset or hormonal I reach for a chocolate bar, biscuit or cupcake. I add sugar to my coffee and tea and stir honey into my porridge every morning. I've had a sweet tooth since childhood and, until now, I didn't think it was a major problem. I like desserts — so what? But a growing number of scientists believe sugar is the greatest single threat to human health, contributing to 35 million deaths worldwide each year.


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