Sugar Types, Health, Weight Loss, Sucrose, Fructose, Lactose, Glucose, Dextrose Sugar Types, Health and Weight Loss Diet Home – Weight Loss Help – Healthy Diet Advice – Weight Loss Forum
Diet News – Weight Loss Tips Sugar Types, Health & Weight Loss
The good news is that sugar itself doesn’t directly make us fat. However, it is responsible for all those cravings, which encourage us to eat foods that are full of fat, so we need to cut out or cut down on sugars as much as possible. Sugar contains ’empty calories’ which means it has no nutritional value to the body.
Sugar is also responsible for tooth decay and linked to obesity, heart disease, diabetes and skin problems such as acne.
]]> ]]> Sucrose
The familiar stuff that comes in the packets and is found in cakes and biscuits.
Glucose provides us with natural, energy, and is found in some carbohydrate foods. It is also known as ‘dextrose’. It is better to get our glucose naturally from carbohydrate foods than from sweets and sports drinks.
Fructose is what makes fruit taste sweet. It is the sweetest sugar, and is also found in honey. Try buying packets of fructose instead of the normal sucrose sugar. It’s so sweet you only need to use about a THIRD of what you normally use, meaning LESS calories for you.
Lactose is also about one third as sweet as normal sucrose sugar.
It is found in milk and dairy products.
Intrinsic & Extrinsic Sugars
Intrinsic (good) sugars are natural sugars found in fruit and vegetables. These sugars are not harmful to our teeth or health.
Extrinsic (bad) sugars are not a natural part of food. These are found in cakes, sweets and biscuits, etc. These are harmful to teeth, and should be avoided.
But, here’s something interesting: if you take an orange which contains natural intrinsic (good) sugar and squeeze it into juice form, it frees the sugar and it then becomes extrinsic (bad) sugar – which is harmful to teeth. So, although fruit juices contain plenty vitamins – they are still bad for teeth.
How To Cut Back On Sugar
- Gradually cut down the amount of sugar in tea, coffee and cereals
- Beware of chocolate, cakes, biscuits and sweets
- Cut down on jams, honey, marmalade, syrup and treacle
- Use low sugar versions of your favourite desserts and sweets
- Buy tinned fruit in natural juice instead of syrup
- Avoid buying sugar and honey coated breakfast cereals
- Choose low-calorie drinks and foods instead of the regular variety
- Add water to fruit juice – it has loads of sugar
- Try having fruit, such as grapes, instead of sugary snacks
- Reward your children with fruit instead of chocolate and sweets, etc.
Weight Loss Diet Advice
The best plan for healthy weight loss and long term weight control is a balanced diet coupled with regular exercise. Anne Collins Weight Loss Program is a proven weight loss program with practical advice on dieting, exercise, diet-motivation and good eating habits. For details, click Diet Preview
ANNE COLLINS WEIGHT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
My System | Weight Loss Diet Program | 9 Diet Programs – Try Them All! | GI Diet | Low Carb Diet | Balanced Diet
Low Calorie Booster Diet | Cholesterol-Lowering Diet | Vegetarian Diet | Support | Weight Loss Forum
Our Weight Loss Community | Weight Management Program Information For Doctors
OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT and HEALTH
Weight Loss Help | Healthy Weight Advice | Health Risks of Obesity | Body Mass Index Chart | Obesity Information
Weight & Health Risks | Ideal Weight for Women | Ideal Weight for Men | Waist Circumference | Body Fat Percent
Body Fat & Health | Body Fat Calculators | Reduce Fat Belly | Obesity & Breast Cancer | What Causes Weight Gain
Hypothyroidism | Weight Loss Plateau | Healthy Cholesterol Level | How to Lower Cholesterol | Low Cholesterol Diet
Diabetes Diet | Diabetic Diet Questions | Eating Disorders | Food Cravings | Health & Weight Benefits of Exercise
Weight Loss Tips | Best Support Group | Easy Ways to Lose Weight | Lose Last 10 Pounds | Nutrition and Pregnancy
Lose Weight After Pregnancy | Weight Loss – Pregnancy | Mid-Life Weight Gain | Weight Control in Menopause
Menopause & Diet | Weight and Depression | Teen Weight Loss & Healthy Eating | Help For Overweight Children
Child Obesity | Weight Chart For Children | Weight Loss For Men | Fast Weight Loss | Raise Metabolism
Best Exercise to Burn Calories | Exercise and Calories Burned | Diet Pills | Weight Loss Drugs to Reduce Obesity
Bariatric Surgery | Gastrointestinal Surgery | Health Dangers of Bariatric Surgery | Health Dangers of Gastric Bypass
Weight Loss Programs | Articles | Weight Loss Questions | How to Reduce Weight | Weight Loss Advice
DIETING and DIETARY ADVICE
Healthy Diet Advice | Healthy Diets For Women | Reviews of Diets | Diet News | Fad Diets | Cabbage Soup Diet
Weight Watchers Diet | Low Fat Diet | Carbs and Diet | Dr Atkins Diet | South Beach Diet | Zone | Cider Vinegar Diet
Carbs Guide | Carbs & Blood Sugar | Carbs & Insulin | Carbohydrate Needs | Glycemic Index Guide | GI Diet Method
Low GI Foods | Glycemic Load | Diets For Health | Diet & Health | Diet For High Blood Pressure | Fibromyalgia Diet
Gluten-Free Diet | Irritable Bowel (IBS) Diet | Lactose-Free Diet | Best PCOS Diet | PMS Diet | Online Diet Plans
ENERGY and NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION
Food Digestion | Calories Index | Guide to Calorie Needs | Calorie Needs for Women | Calories & Weight Loss
Burn Calories and Lose Weight | Calories Used by Exercise | Calorie Savings | Diet Nutrition | Vegetarian Nutrition
Guide to Healthy Diet | Guide to Healthy Eating | Diet Foods | Diet Fat | Good Fat | Protein in Diet | Protein Needs
Good Protein | Good Carbs | Dietary Fiber Guide | Sodium in Diet | Dietary Sugar | Water Needs Add Your Site | Site Map
© 2000-2007 Anne Collins. All rights reserved.