Little did you know that you’re addicted to sugar. In fact, the average American can consume about 32 teaspoons of sugar per day, that’s triple the recommended amount of daily sugar intake, which is alarming. You consume it everyday on a regular basis whether it is by putting a packet of sugar in your morning coffee or eat a sugary snack. It’s everywhere and you can’t get rid of it, unless you’re making the food yourself. But, what exactly does sugar do to your body?
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Nobody is immune to this addiction, even celebrities are plagued by sugar overuse. “I used to drink ten cups a day with two sugars in each, so I was on 20 sugars a day,” Adele says. “Now I don’t drink it and I have more energy than ever.” An adult male can metabolize 37.5 grams, or 9 teaspoons of sugar a day; A woman can process 25 grams, or 6 teaspoons, a day.