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Brown Sugar Health Benefits
Sure: Sugar is a source of energy. Too much sugar or energy gets stored for a later time as fat. It doesn't have to be broke pen down so it is available immediately for use, so any extra is put right to fat. Sugar is not necessarily bad just getting to much to quickly is bad. We do better if our bodies have to work some to break compounds down to use them, instead of storing the energy right as fat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: I guess if you think about things as a scale, you can think that you do one good thing it erases a bad thing you do, but it isn't like that. The green tea may have good effects. But really the badness of the fake sugar has overwhelming bad effects on your system. Can you really put a scale to it and say that one erases the other? ...Read more
What foods can I eat that are gluten free, not processed/packaged, and no sugar? Need some ideas badly! what are some health benefits this diet has?
Not much unless...: Gluten sensitive enteropathy is an inflammatory condition of the small bowel where its lining flattens after exposure to dietary gluten, with associated malabsorption, anemia, increased cancer risk.Gluten intolerance occurs in about 10% of americans who may get diarrhea after exceeding their threshold for gluten intake. Short of these patients, trying a gluten free diet is giving in to just a fad. ...Read more
How many teaspoon or tablespoon of brown sugar am i allowed to put into my greentea to avoid removing its benefit?
Less is best: There's no exact answer. It's clear green tea has many health benefits. It's clear that sugar (brown or white) is rather toxic. At which point the harm from the sugar outweighs the benefits of the tea isn't certain and will vary from person to person but the less sugar the better- I advise 1 tsp or less per cup. Even better, use natural safe low-calorie sweeteners like stevia and/or erythritol. ...Read more
Use Xylitol instead: Sugar is sugar. The less, the better. I recommend replacing sugar with Xylitol. Xylitol is a naturally-occuring 5 carbon sugar, with 40% fewer calories than sugar. It looks like sugar, tastes like sugar, and is heat stable (you can cook with it). It kills bacteria in the mouth that cause tooth decay, and kills H. pylori in the stomach that cause ulcers. It does not raise blood sugar levels. ...Read more
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