Sugar & Sweeteners

The list of different types of sugars that can be added to food products is extensive. All of them are sweet, but they differ a lot in their composition. Sometimes they will be hidden in the ingredients list under “E number”, which is listed here as well. The below...

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...

Glucose

Glucose is the basic source of energy for every cell of our body, but it can become the cause of many diseases if overeaten. When we consume carbohydrates, they are broken down to their simplest molecules: glucose and fructose. Those two are digested in a totally...

Fructose

Fructose is the sweetest sugar on the planet. It can be found in fruit and honey. Depending on the fruit type, the amount of fructose can be different. Remember! Even though the glycemic index of fructose is really low, it’s not recommended as an everyday sweetener,...