Sugar promotes heart disease and cancer according to recent studies. Consuming an excessive amount of sugar leads to inflammation which is one of the greatest causes of heart disease. Hundreds of thousands of people are dying due, in large part, to the foods and lifestyle they choose. It is recommended to reduce sugar to 25 grams per day to optimize insulin and leptin levels. Manufactures have gotten very creative and add sugar to nearly all packaged and process foods under many different names. Watch this short video to learn more about the many names sugar is showing up in your foods. Contact Dr. Keith Lavender, a Board Certified Atlas Orthogonist, specializing in gentle, precise chiropractic care for inflammation, at 480-325-6977. To learn more about lifestyle choices that contribute to inflammation and chronic diseases, attend one of our free weekly health classes. Make the choice to optimize your health today.