Category Archives: Sucrose

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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The Sugar Fat Seesaw

A reciprocal relationship between intakes of sugar and fat may exist. Such a relationship between these two macronutrients has been termed the sugar fat seesaw. The reciprocal relationship between sugar and fat is most evident when the fat and sugar … Continue reading

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United States Obesity Rates Increasing, Sugar Consumption Decreasing

Consumption of sugar may be a primary driver of obesity. There is a clear metabolic pathway that shows the ability of sugar to cause the development of insulin resistance and the accumulation of body fat. Animals models and human clinical … Continue reading

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More Evidence That A Sugar Tax May Work

Evidence suggests that consumption of sugar sweetened soft drinks is a primary cause of weight gain and obesity. Reducing their consumption should therefore be a priority for those interested in their health. Those genuinely interested in losing weight and remaining … Continue reading

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