Should we have sugar? If so, how much and what kind? This is a very individualized question with a different answer for each person. Some people have to avoid all sugars while others can handle more. That said, there is a large and growing body of research that shows keeping our blood sugar levels in check by way of eating a lower carbohydrate diet (carbs=sugar to our bodies). If you have an interest in learning what positive effects occur from transforming a high carb diet into a lower one, I recommend the book “Life Without Bread” by Christian B. Allan PH.D and Wolfgang Lutz, M.D. (Available Here) Here is some of what I know about sugars.