Most Americans consume more sugar than they realize. Sugar can be found in one form or another in most packaged foods from condiments to boxed dinners. The U.S. population indulges in sweet treats more than any other nation with the highest sugar consumption rate of any other country in the world. What is the impact of this added sugar? Is it harmless to have the occasional sugary treat or could we be permanently affecting the expression of our DNA?
Are you one of those people that “doesn’t need 8 hours of sleep”? What if I told you that by sleeping less than 7 hours each night, you may be significantly increasing your risk of developing Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), the most common cause of age related dementia and the 6th leading cause of death in the United States.