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The other 50 something names for Sugar used on food labels

Why Sugar is Bad for You

Sugar is bad for a number of reasons. Firstly, it makes you gain weight and promotes hunger and cravings, it causes tooth decay and rots your teeth, It increases bad cholesterol and triglycerides, raises insulin levels and suppresses the immune system, making you more prone to heart disease, diabetes and illness in general. 291 more words

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The Truth About High Fructose Corn Syrup

In 2010, the Corn Refiners Association (CRA) began producing TV commercials defending and promoting the usage of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) as a sweetener. What is it about HFCS that gave it a bad reputation in the first place? 519 more words


Does Fructose Lead to Overeating?

New research suggests that there is a difference in the way the brain reacts to fructose when compared to glucose, with negative implications for our health. 393 more words



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Gula dan Diabetes Tipe 2

Di masyarakat, diabetes sudah dianggap identik dengan penyakit gula, atau penyakit karena kebanyakan makan gula, atau penyakit dimana kita harus membatasi konsumsi gula.

Kali ini, saya coba informasikan mengenainya “gula” nya. 427 more words

Dextrose: The Other White Sugar

In a previous post that I wrote entitled The Sugar (Does Not) Help the Medicine Go Down, I discussed how eating table sugar (aka sucrose) bothers my stomach even though it is allowed on the FODMAP diet and therefore I try to avoid it as much as possible. 644 more words

Ain’t it sweet – Which alternative sweetener is my best bet? (Part 1)

Maple syrup, agave nectar, coconut sugar, honey – the list goes on. These days, there seems to be a constant buzz around the newest and “healthiest” alternative sweeteners, since sugar is seen as the number one enemy. 1,015 more words