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Have You Seen The Term “Added Sugar”? What Does It Mean?

The sugars that you eat can occur naturally or be added. Natural sugars are found naturally in the food — like fructose in fruit and lactose in milk.  Added sugars are the many kinds of sugar and syrup – including sweeteners like honey, agave, and maple syrup, for example — that are added into food at […]

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Is The Sugar In Fruit A “Diet” Buster?

Fructose:  A Simple Sugar Fruit sugar, or fructose, is a simple sugar that your body metabolizes quickly and easily. Fructose, has few, if any, advantages over sucrose, the kind of sugar in candy. Moderate fruit intake is recommended as part of a healthy diet. The simple sugars, like fructose, found in fruit are not a […]

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