Sugar is a common name for a group of food carbs. There are three kinds of simple food sugar: fructose (fruit sugar), galactose (milk sugar) and sucrose (table sugar). The last one, sucrose, getting into our body hydrolyses into fructose and glucose, the main source of energy.
However, comparing all the influences of sugar on our body, sugar has been classified as toxin, an element that cannot be digested and stores in our body. It has neither marrow nor vitamins or minerals containing just simple carbs.
According to The World Health Organization recommended daily portion of sugar is 85g that makes 236% of daily norm based on 2000 kcal diet. Consumption of sugar must be controlled and limited otherwise there is high risk of such diseases as:
- Cellular aging
- Energy drain
- Fatty liver
- Heart disease
- Kidney disease
- Skin aging
- Weight gain
Today there is a wide variety of products helping to substitute sugar, such as honey, stevia, maple syrup, fructose and etc. It is not necessary to stay away of candies if you are a sweet tooth. Ranging from different flavored honey to sugar free chocolates, “sweet part” of your daily ration is not only delicious but healthy and nutritious.