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Doctor insights on: Examples Of Simple Sugars

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What is the functions of simple sugar?

What is the functions of simple sugar?

Energy: simple sugars like glucose are used to provide energy to all the cells of the body. You body runs on glucose. Other sugars like milk sugar are broken down to glucose to help the body run. ...Read more

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Any suggestions on which is more nutritious, simple sugar or raw sugar?

Any suggestions on which is more nutritious, simple sugar or raw sugar?

Neither: neither is nutritious, both contain sucrose which has no vitamins or minerals. it provides calories without the benefit of other nutrients you may need. too much of it may do more harm than good by replacing nutrient rich foods that you need ...Read more

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Whats normal blood sugar range for 7 year old?It has weird swings.Example:sometimes 60'sbefore bed sometimes 250 before bed or upon waking.

Whats normal blood sugar range for 7 year old?It has weird swings.Example:sometimes 60'sbefore bed sometimes 250 before bed or upon waking.

Blood glucose levels: This is information from one of our nation's best diabetes centers..Their website has a wealth of information- http://www.Joslin.Org/info/goals_for_blood_glucose_control.Html the 60's can be too low for some patients, and okay for others...Need to know if they are symptomatic of low sugars. The 250's are high for anyone...Even after eating...Suggestive for diabetes. See your doc- dr. P. ...Read more

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How simple is it to get low blood sugar?

How simple is it to get low blood sugar?

Depends on what drug: Hi. That totally depends on what drug(s) you're being treated with. I'm gonna go out on a limb and presume you're a diabetic. If you're on insulin, it's easy to get hypoglycemic, especially if you're type 1. If you're type 2 on any combination of metformin, a GLP-1 drug, a DPP4 inhibitor, an SGLT2 inhibitor, it's hard to get too low; insulin easy, sulfonylurea drug possible but not super easy. ...Read more

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Please explain what fills fat cells up mostly saturated fat or simple sugar?

Uh-uh: It's not what you're eating, it's the excess calories. If you eat more than you use, you store the rest as fat. When you choose your foods, bear in mind that 1 gram of sugar is 4 calories, while 1 gram of fat is 9. So eating fat is likely to be a lot more caloric than eating sugar on a fixed weight basis. ...Read more

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What's the rebound effect after eating simple sugar?

What's the rebound effect after eating simple sugar?

SIMPLE SUGAR REBOUND: After consuming appreciable amount of simple sugars like glucose, fructose and sucrose, what happens is blood sugar quickly rises and that increases the production of Insulin and that quickly acts and brings the sugar down to hypoglycemic levels and as blood sygar falls you feel more hungry and crave for more sugars and if you eat or drink more sugars, same cycle keep repeating and cause obesity. ...Read more

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What's the goodness of herbal tea ( mint, anis seeds, or vervain for example) sugar-free?

What's the goodness of herbal tea ( mint, anis seeds, or vervain for example) sugar-free?

For enjoyment: Regular teas and typical herbal teas, made from usual tea leaves, are for people to enjoy. The caffeine level is usually low, so teas are not too stimulating. A tea-drinker can try different teas and decide for herself what she likes most. Flavoring additives like mint or anise are in the teas in small amounts, so should not have a noticeable medicinal effect. Avoid adding too much sugar to tea. ...Read more

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The monster energy ultra which has zero sugar zero calories would it kill a child for example a 11 to 12 year old?

The monster energy ultra which has zero sugar zero calories would it kill a child for example a 11 to 12 year old?

How many gallons...: ...are you proposing the child drink? Each can has only about 151 mg of caffeine which is close to what 8 ounces of brewed coffee provides. You wouldn't try to light up a child with coffee now, would you? ...Read more