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Is sugar cane juice good for health?

Is sugar cane juice good for health?

Depends: If you have glucose intolerance or diabetes is a bad idea, since it will give you a quick rise in blood sugar. In the caribean in the pre- gatorade days it was used as a quick energy drink amoung short and long distance runners. ...Read more

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Can drinking fresh sugar cane juice daily for 14 days be harmful?

Can drinking fresh sugar cane juice daily for 14 days be harmful?

If it comes from: clean source. In some 3rd world countries - sugar cane may be fertilized with 'night soil' (human feces). That would not be healthy. Sugar cane juice is delicious. But remember - it contains sugar - so drink in moderation. ...Read more

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Is sugarcane juice helpful in low hb ?Or sugar cane juice can help to increase hb?

Is sugarcane juice helpful in low hb ?Or sugar cane juice can help to increase hb?

No, it's not: Anybody who told you this is misinformed or worse. Anemia is not something to be trifled with. Unlike the nonsense about the sugar cane juice, your physician is obligated by law to tell you the truth. It's also standard of care to find the cause of your particular anemia (and if it's iron deficiency, why you're deficient) and explain it to you clearly. Stand up for your right to know. ...Read more

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Does fresh sugar cane juice cause harm or cause diabetes?

Does fresh sugar cane juice cause harm or cause diabetes?

Yes!: It is sugar with a few minerals. Nothing else. It is essentially useless calories, with no specific health benefits, as is regular cane sugar! sugar consumption is far too high in our country! it is one of the major causes for obesity and type 2 diabetes! ...Read more

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Whats the difference between sugar in fruit and cane sugar?

Whats the difference between sugar in fruit and cane sugar?

Complicated: Cane sugar is sucrose, many fruits have fructose, sugar chemistry is complicated as there are so many kinds of sugars. They all have calories, and some are double sugars...Two molecules of a sugar.This is the real reason doctors have to study chemistry....See wikipedia article on sugars. ...Read more

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What's the health difference between cane sugar and high fructose corn syrup?

What's the health difference between cane sugar and high fructose corn syrup?

Jury's out: Cane sugar is sucrose, which is made of glucose and fructose. Corn syrup is mainly fructose. The big problem is probably not from the molecule itself but from how it's added to everything because it is cheap. Processed food has so much added sweetener to make up for lack of flavor that we're addicted to it. ...Read more

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What's the difference inside your body between cane sugar and high fructose corn syrup?

Processed different: High fructose corn syrup is fructose, a 5-carbon sugar. Cane sugar is a combination of fructose and sucrose (a 6-carbon sugar). Fructose metabolism requires the body to deplete atp, an energy molecule and produces lactic acid. Fructose has numerous problems associated with it including causing/worsening diabetes and increasing uric acid that can worsen gout. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat .5 teaspoon cane sugar in coffee every day if I have fatty liver? Other than that, clean diet. Other sugar from fruit only.

Cane sugar fat liver: 27F asks is it OK to eat .5 Tsp cane sugar in coffee every day if I have fatty liver? ANS: need to know cause of fatty liver or anything else very likely to be affected by this much cane sugar. ...Read more

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Sugar problem high?

Let me help: Diabetes is a condition where the glucose or sugar levels are too high in the blood. Go and check it out to be sure. ...Read more

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How to control sugar?

How to control sugar?

Diet properly: Educating yourself to the proper diet and exercise regimen is the best way to control your blood sugar (diabetes). Carbohydrates and concentrated sweets should be avoided if diabetic. Getting to know your body, the signs and symptoms of high and low sugars, and being compliant with your docotrs advice/rx's/testing and visits will help you stay well. God bless. ...Read more

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How is sugar bad for you?

How is sugar bad for you?

Glucose + fructose: Table sugar is a disaccharide composed of the sugars mentioned above. The body processes fructose via a route which metabolizes into fat. Avoid table sugar when possible and especially high fructose corn syrup. ...Read more

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How to cut down on sugars?

How to cut down on sugars?

Read ingredients: read labels on products you buy and try to decrease your intake of sugars. for example, orange juice has 29 grams of sugar in 8 ounce serving, Either decrease your portion size, or go for a natural orange. An orange only has 17 grams of sugar. ...Read more

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How much sugar is too much?

How much sugar is too much?

Try low glycemic: As a rule you want to eat many fruits and vegetables a day, with natural sugars. What you want to avoid is processed sugars in soda, candy, and many snack foods in boxes. Avoid Corn Syrup. I like the 90/10 rule that nutritionists use, goal 90% of diet healthy, and live a little, don't worry about the other 10%. ...Read more

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