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Saccharophobia (from Latin saccharum, "sugar") is the fear of sugar and sugary foods and drinks. Common causes of saccharophobia include negative health effects of sugar, including type II diabetes, and dislike of sweetness. Many saccharophobes are diabetic and worry that sugar would make it worse, yet sufferers who are not diabetic are less likely to get type II diabetes. Sufferers would avoid eating candies, cakes, cookies, soft drinks, and others that contain considerable amounts of sugar. Because saccharophobes don't take much sugars at all, they're more susceptible to getting hypoglycemia, a disease resulted from low sugar levels. Because saccharophobes are more susceptible to getting that low-sugar disease, saccharophobia should be treated as soon as possible, often using self-help by an individual, energy therapy, and medications.

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