Healthy Headlines: Novant Health “Sugar Shutdown” 10-Day Challenge

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Most Americans consume too much sugar, which can increase the risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and obesity. To combat that, Novant Health is inviting you to sign up for “Sugar Shutdown,” a free, 10-day challenge that will help you cut out added sugar from your diet and replace it with healthy alternatives. Here’s a look at how the program works.

To sign up, go to and search for Sugar Shutdown.