A Sweet Trick
Down To Earth|June 01, 2019
A Sweet Trick

The sugar lobby does not want an answer to the global debate on whether sugar is bad for health

Meenakshi Sushma

NISHA KUMARI believes quitting sugar is one of the best decisions she has ever taken (name changed). “It helped me lose 17 kilograms in less than four months,” says the 28-year-old Delhi resident. While she had been exercising for a while, her paradigm shifted when she visited dietician Sapna Puri. She recommended Kumari to quit not only table sugar but even fruits, vegetables, and dairy products with natural sugar. Puri warns table sugar is a source of “empty calories” that provides only energy and no nutrients, making one fat.

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June 01, 2019