A spoonful of monosaccharides helps the medicine go down! Feed your sweet tooth with the latest health findings on the sugar in your tea, your food and all over your body.
Blood sugar, or glucose, is the main source of fuel for our body - keeping it in check is essential to our health.
Reference Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes, a condition characterized by high blood sugar levels.
Reference Carbohydrates — one of the basic food groups — are the sugars, starches and fibers found in fruits, grains, vegetables and milk products. They are important to a healthy diet.
Reference Insulin resistance is a condition where the body's cells don't properly respond to the hormone insulin, which tells cells to take in blood sugar and use it for fuel.
Accumulating evidence suggests artificial sweeteners, like those in diet sodas, may alter metabolic processes in the body and mess with your health.
Sugar triggers dopamine "hits" in the brain, making us crave more of it. Sugar also disrupts memory formation.
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