Sugar in Your Coffee

I can resist everything except temptation – Oscar Wilde Sweet taste is a temptation many yield to. Discover the way to turn it into something not completely unhealthy! Some people love their coffee or tea to be sweet. Since we know that sugar is not our best friend,...

Sugar in Fruits

  Since we know that fructose is much worse than glucose for our body and health, it’s good to choose fruits that balance those two monosaccharides. The table below shows the most popular fruits and their sugar content. Pay attention to dried fruits and their...

Reading Labels – Sugar

  The number of food additives and preservatives (as well as natural ingredients) is huge, and it’s not surprising that reading labels and understanding their content has become a challenge. However, it’s worth knowing some general rules in order to avoid buying...

Sugar-Free and Zero Sugar

Sugar-free or zero sugar—so what makes it sweet? All you need to know about non-nutritive sweeteners The sweeteners commonly used as replacements for natural sugars or natural sweeteners are called artificial sweeteners, non-nutritive sweeteners, non-caloric...

HFCS – High Fructose Corn Syrup

Is HFCS (high fructose corn syrup) different than sucrose? Since its invention, high-fructose corn syrup has been a very controversial sweetener. Today, many argue that HFCS is much worse than table sugar. Like the most popular disaccharide, sucrose (table sugar),...

How Much Sugar Per Day

There is a big difference between added sugar in, for example, processed foods (such as cereals or sauces) and natural sugar (which is present in fruit or milk). Products that have added sugar should be limited, as they easily make us fat, while products with...