High intakes of these have been shown to be linked with increased rates of heart disease and certain types of cancer – e.g. colon cancer.
Arguably many people’s favourite snacks to treat themselves to. Yet desserts tend to not just be high in cholesterol, but added sugars as well.
Regular indulgence in these can lead to weight gain over time and negatively impact your health in a number of ways.
In addition, desserts also deprive your body of the nutrients it needs to thrive – including vitamins, minerals and healthy fats.