Ask anyone who’s ever tried to say ‘no’ to a slice of birthday cake at 3 pm in the office: sugar is hard to resist. Not only is it addictive, it saps your energy, affects your mental wellbeing and has even been linked to heart disease. While there are a hundred and one reasons why sugar is bad, there are also a bucketload of reasons why cutting back on the sweet stuff is good. It turns out eating less sugar has some pretty sweet side effects – who would’ve thunk?!