Outspoken Nutrition

Rant on sugar, glucose and maple syrup

May 24, 2019 Episode 14
Outspoken Nutrition
Rant on sugar, glucose and maple syrup
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Outspoken Nutrition
Rant on sugar, glucose and maple syrup
May 24, 2019 Episode 14
Laura Timbrook
we breakdown sugar, what is glucose vs fructose, glycemic index and answer the question "Is maple syrup and honey healthy?".
Show Notes

Sugar is not a health food yet I often hear people alter recipes with honey or maple syrup like adding in those "natural" sugars suddenly make brownies healthy. In this episode, we breakdown sugar, what is glucose vs fructose, glycemic index and answer the question "Is maple syrup and honey healthy?".

Links for today's episode:
Glucose and metabolic rates:https://www.niddk.nih.gov/news/archive/2017/tale-two-sugars-fructose-glucose-cause-differing-metabolic-effects
Glucose foods: https://www.livestrong.com/article/241481-foods-containing-high-levels-of-glucose/
Fructose foods: https://www.livestrong.com/article/30454-list-foods-high-fructose/
Glucose vs Fructose: https://healthyeating.sfgate.com/difference-between-sucrose-glucose-fructose-8704.html
Types of sugar and makeup: https://www.duluthnewstribune.com/lifestyle/4513933-nutrition-amount-matters-more-type-sugar: https://www.health.harvard.edu/diseases-and-conditions/glycemic-index-and-glycemic-load-for-100-foods
Maple Syrup vs. Honey: https://healthyeating.sfgate.com/nutrition-pure-maple-syrup-vs-honey-1756.html



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