Sugar: Should We Eliminate It From Our Diet?

Sugar can be naturally occurring in foods or those that are added to foods to enhance flavor or as a byproduct. The added sugars are the source of numerous health problems. Studies show that they increase the risk of high blood pressure, increase risk of death from cardiovascular disease, and causes weight gain. Sugar addiction has been growing and could cause binging, craving and withdrawal when sugar intake was reduced.

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Mike Dilkes MS FRCS(ORL-HNS), FRCSEd, FRCS

Mike Dilkes ENT is based in Central, North, East and South London. Most of our consultations and treatments are carried out either at The Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth or The London Independent Hospital. The Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth is one of London's biggest and most prestigious private hospitals.

It is in St Johns's Wood, a leafy area of the west end, just north of Harley Street and Regent's Park. The London Independent Hospital is in Stepney Green, hidden away just behind Mile End Road, just to the East of the City of London. Formally The London Jewish Hospital, it is a purpose built modern building with full facilities, beautifully appointed rooms, state of the art laser systems and, in case anything goes wrong (it really shouldn't), a fully covered Consultant 24 hour ward and Intensive Care presence - the only private hospital in London to have this.