Tag Archives: Sugar

Type 2 diabetes: The one juice that could lower blood sugar and prevent the condition

Type 2 diabetes can lead to serious health complications if left untreated, such as a heart attack. But an easy way to control the condition and to prevent it developing in the first place is to eat a healthy, balanced diet. While alcohol and sugary drinks are strongly advised against, other drinks like tomato juice… Read More »

From stevia-sweetened gummy bears to porous chocolate, how candy companies are responding to the war on sugar

The movement to kick sugar out of diets has been steadily growing since 2014 when the World Health Organization recommended limiting sugar intake to 10 per cent of an adult’s daily calories, and just 5 per cent to yield “additional benefits.” A growing body of scientific studies have linked sugar to diabetes, liver disease, obesity… Read More »

Coconut sugar nutrition

Coconut sugar is enjoying a boom in popularity, thanks partly to some people claiming it is a healthful alternative to other sugar types. The truth is less clear and consuming too much of any sugar may contribute to health issues. It is essential that people understand both the benefits and risks of using coconut sugar.… Read More »