From sodas to breakfast cereals loaded with more sugar than a Twinkie, sugar — and large amounts of it — can be found in almost every element of the American diet. Sugary foods raise blood sugar levels, but the levels quickly drop, signaling our brains to crave more sugar. Naturally occurring sugars are much healthier choices since they are found in fruit and dairy products, which also contain filling fiber and energizing protein.
You don't have to deprive yourself of the sweet goodness of sugar. Here are some low-sugar dessert ideas that are sure to satisfy anyone's sweet tooth.