Consuming a high amount of natural and added sugar has the same health hazards as smoking tobacco. Tobacco smoking can lead to lung cancer, chronic bronchitis, and emphysema. It increases the risk of heart disease, which can lead to stroke or heart attack. Smoking has also been linked to other cancers, leukemia, cataracts, Type 2 Diabetes, and pneumonia. Food and beverages with high sugar content have also been linked to various chronic and incurable diseases.Is Table Sugar As Bad As Smoking Tobacco?