Category Archives: Sucrose

Good Types of Sugar

Sugar is chemically called sucrose. Consuming sugar in its refined and crystalline form, as is found in granulated table sugar, is associated with a number of negative health effects including obesity, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, dental caries and cancer. … Continue reading

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Sugar and Anxiety

Evidence suggests that diet plays an important role in the development of mood disorders. In particular, low quality diets may cause changes to neuronal pathways that lead to a deterioration in normal brain function. Sugar has been implicated as a … Continue reading

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Diet And Its Influence On Mood

The link between stress and mood disorders is well established. Anecdotally, most people can relate low mood to a period of stress. However, what is less well understood is the role that a low quality diet can have in the … Continue reading

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Too Much Sugar?

Table sugar is chemically called sucrose. Sucrose is made up of one molecule of fructose and one molecule of glucose. Studies consistently show that high intakes of sugar in the diet are detrimental to the health, largely because of the … Continue reading

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Beneficial Forms of Sugar In Food

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Sugar and Mental Health

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Sweet, White and Deadly

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Stevia As A Sugar Alternative

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Sugar Sugar Everywhere!!

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More on the Fat Sugar Seesaw: alcohol

The fat sugar seesaw is a phenomenon whereby as the sugar content of the diet increases, the fat content of the diet decreases and vice versa. In other words some people consume high fat low sugar diets and some people … Continue reading

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