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WJLA, October 10, 2012

Sugar: Top negative health effects

Halloween is right around the corner, and before we know it, sugar-filled treats will make their way into our daily diet. While a little candy is never a bad thing, we lay out the serious issues that can come from over-indulging in sugary sweets regularly.

Energy boost, crash

Sugary foods can cause a sudden spike in your blood sugar levels, but, it will also lead to a quick crash--which does not promote sustained energy throughout the day.

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