SHOTTZY: It is my opinion that the vast majority of people I know have a "sweet tooth." The key, of course, is moderation. Yes, there are fruits (and vegetables) that have a lot of sugar in them, such as pineapple, mango, apples, and clementines. However, for many of us, we still occasionally want to eat a doughnut, a chocolate candy bar, a piece of pumpkin pie, etc. Allowing ourselves the occasional sugar-treat, in my opinion, often does more good than harm. I'm not a professional nutritionist, however. Just the same, I know dozens of people who are in their 70's. 80's, and 90's who still allow themselves some sugar-based desserts.
Ah, yes, moderation in all things. Even in strict dieting.
"If any thing is sacred the human body is sacred...Have you seen the fool that corrupted his own live body? or the fool that corrupted her own live body? " -- Whitman
“Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string.” -- Emerson
"It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see." -- Thoreau
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