What Happens When You Eat Too Much Sugar?

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You’ll get cavities

Let’s start with one of the best known results of eating too much sugar. The bacteria that line our teeth love to feed on simple sugars, a process that creates acid as a byproduct. This acid is created really quickly, too, within 20 seconds of consuming the sugar.

The acid then destroys enamel and creates painful holes that must be filled by a dentist to stop them from growing. Sour candies are especially bad for teeth because they already contain acid as well as sugar.

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