Healthy Eating

HEALTHY EATING PART 13 (5 HIDDEN FACTS ABOUT SUGAR PROCESSED FOODS)

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In today’s article, i will be discussing on “5 Hidden Facts About Sugar Processed Food” under “Healthy Eating”.

The excessive amount of hidden sugar in processed food has quite become alarming in the Sub-Sahara region, including Nigeria.

1. SUGAR MASQUERADING FOODS:
It is difficult to know the exact amount of natural sugar versus added sugar by just looking at their label, most foods that are typically considered “healthy” can contain shocking amounts of added sugar or fructose, in form of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) according to Dr Robert Lustig, a professor of clinical paediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology at UC San Francisco, it’s important to distinguish between Natural Food-Base Sugar Versus Added Sugar.

He notes that a small serving cup of plain yoghurt has about seven grams of sugar in the form of Lactose a natural sugar found in dairy which does not cause any major harm.     Click here to continue reading

 

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