Sugar Free Month
As well as the obvious things such as cakes, biscuits, chocolate, sweets and desserts, sugar is also added to a huge amount of unexpected grocery items. Fizzy drinks, juices and many alcoholic drinks contain plenty of it too. It’s up to you how much you want to limit your intake though – even a small decrease will make a difference to your health.
There are plenty of ways to boost your fundraising – to help you kick off we’ve put together a handy guide which you can download by clicking here.
There is no evidence that consuming sugar as part of a healthy, balanced diet makes cancer cells stronger or more aggressive or that following a sugar-free diet boosts the chances of surviving cancer. Following a severely restricted diet could hinder your recovery, or even be life threatening.
There is a lot of conflicting information and advice out there around sugar, but we have written a blog post explaining what we know about sugar and cancer and the research going into this area, which you can find here.