We're inundated with sugar everywhere we turn—both in the news, telling us to cut back on how much we at, and in so many of the foods and drinks we consume daily. And this sugar paradox certainly isn't sweet, as it leaves us uncertain about how to satisfy cravings without candy, if artificial sweeteners are safe, and what the heck you can actually eat. Instead of tossing in the towel on healthy living—or, worse, turning to cookies to relieve your stress—straighten out the facts about all types of sugar so you can treat your body (and your sweet tooth) right.
| Oct 17, 2013
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Why Should I Be Concerned About How Much Sugar I Consume? What Kind of Damage Are We Really Talking About?
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Are There Any Unsuspecting Foods That Typically Contain a Lot of Sugar That I Should Be Aware of and Possibly Stay Away From?
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Is It Better to Use Honey, Maple Syrup, and Other "Natural" Sweeteners Rather Than Regular Sugar?
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What Is the Difference Between High-Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) and Regular Sugar? Is HFCS Really That Bad?
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What Is the Harm in Eating Artificial Sweeteners Like Aspartame, Sucralose, and Saccharin?
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What About "Natural" Zero-Calorie Sweeteners, Such as Stevia and Monk Fruit Extract (Nectresse)?