If you’ve been living in Singapore for the past year, chances are, you’ve already seen the Health Promotion Board’s efforts to educate the public to cut down sugar. But why is it so important? For one, a consistently high sugar intake can lead to diabetes, heart problems, obesity and other health problems. Cutting your sugar intake doesn’t only decrease your risk of those health problems, but can also be good for your overall well-being and even skin. Scroll through the gallery to find out how.

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Text: Atika Lim / The Singapore Women’s Weekly, Hidayah Idris