The holidays are a time of indulgence. Cakes, cookies, and candy are everywhere this time of year, and for many of us, there is no harm in letting loose and enjoying ourselves. In fact, research suggests that nearly half of Americans have attended a holiday party just for the treats. No judgment here—we’re right there with you.
But while there’s nothing wrong with indulging your sweet tooth over the festive season, it’s important to note that for some, all the sweets and treats can be too much. If you’re trying to be mindful of your sugar intake, but you still want to enjoy all of the baking (and eating) fun, here are some of our top tips for reducing sugar this holiday season.
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