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Sugar gives you energy. If you need a boost mid-afternoon or before playing sports, eat a candy bar.

Fact

"Simple" sugars like those found in chocolate, cookies, candies, and cakes definitely cause spikes in your blood sugar level, which may make you feel a quick shot of energy in your system. But after that first rush, blood sugar drops sharply, and you'll suddenly feel like you have less energy than when you started!

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