There’s much written about sugar and its effect on the body and contribution to obesity, but are we hoodwinked by manufacturers who label it as something different? Are you seduced by healthier sounding alternatives? Are the alternatives the same thing but just dressed differently? Are they simply wolves in sheep’s clothing? Our latest guest blog from Dr Sally Norton lifts the lid on sugar …
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More Research-Based Clarity on Sugar – by Dr Sally Norton: founder www.vavista.com
With the health risks of sugar at the forefront of our minds, you can be sure that there will be even more attempts to mis-lead us by less scrupulous food manufacturers who try to make us think that some sugars are healthier than others. ‘Sweetened with honey’, ‘contains natural fruit-juice’ or other similar claims have us believing that their products are sweetened with something better than simple everyday sugar. Except they aren’t. Honey is almost 100% sugar, so is fruit-juice and any minor nutritional benefits they may provide could be better obtained from other foods – without the tooth-rotting potential or empty calories!