One thing most nutritionists agree on, however, is limiting your sugar intake. We're all pretty aware that consuming excessive amounts of sugar can be detrimental to our health and fitness goals, but the question remains: why? How does sugar intake actually impact our bodies? How should you avoid it, and what should you opt for in its place?
We spoke to Diane Lancaster, Wellness and Sports Dietitian at OrthoCarolina and Transcend Nutrition Counseling, to find out the answers.