There is lot of talk right now about giving up sugar. Sugar (especially added sugars) is the nutritional boogeyman of the moment and there are plenty of people who will tell you it's the source of all of our problems and the cause of every disease. With so much attention on sugar, many people are trying to quit sugar entirely. By eliminating sugar they hope to be healthier, prevent disease, lose weight, reduce sugar cravings, and a myriad of other things. You might be thinking of trying to quit sugar yourself. So what do you need to know if you're considering quitting sugar? That's what I'm talking about in this video. I'll tell you right now that I do NOT recommend that people give up sugar, whether than means giving up desserts, only eating natural sugars, or cutting out all sugar sources, including fruit and starches. If you're looking for tips and tricks to quit sugar, that isn't what you'll find here, but I am going to tell you what you need to know about quitting sugar. There is a ton of misinformation and fearmongering when it comes to sugar, so I'm breaking down the things you might have heard about sugar and giving up sugar from my perspective as a dietitian who helps people eat healthier and improve their relationship with food.