Sugar

What happens to sugar as soon as we eat it? If it’s so important, the body will produce energy from it immediately, right? The answer to the first question is best explained by dividing it into two parts: what happens to complex carbohydrates and what happens to simple carbohydrates as soon as we eat them? […]

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For simple sugars and other sugars (table sugar, corn syrup, honey, maple syrup, fruits, malt, and milk) the mechanism of breakdown changes slightly. Mastication can begin the digestion of fruits and grains, but has very little impact on the digestion of liquids, syrups, jellies, puddings, sweets and other snacks. Salivary amylase is basically ineffective with […]

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Do you really think that you do not have to worry about your blood sugar if you are diabetes free? Well, you really need to re-think your decision. There is a new research that suggests that your blood sugar levels might possibly shorten your life, even though you aren’t diagnosed with diabetes. The researchers carried […]

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Is there anything good about sugar? Actually, we know that sugar (in the form of glucose) is a vital component of our bodies. Next to oxygen and water, glucose is the most vital ingredient to facilitate energy production in the body. Without glucose, our cells would not put forth enough energy to sustain function beyond […]

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Aside from our preference for sweetened foods, why has sugar dominated the food market to such an extent? It is conveniently cheap and effective. There are three important aspects of the convenience of sugar usage, whether it is as sucrose, corn syrup, or dextrose (obtained from corn), which have helped to establish its inexorable presence […]

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