Sugar has been linked to many diseases. From cancers to heart diseases to mood disorders, this food can increase your risk of many health conditions. In fact, University of Surrey researchers say that even healthy people who consume high levels of sugar are at an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease. This was published in Clinical Science. Another study at the University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry says that Short-term increases in sugar consumption could increase the risk of inflammatory bowel disease and have a significant impact on our health. Researchers found that mice had an increased susceptibility to chemically induced colitis and more severe symptoms after only two days of a high-sugar diet compared with those eating a balanced diet. Therefore, it is important to reduce sugar intake or stop it completely. Let us look at a few foods that can reduce sugar cravings.