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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
I'm bipolar. I'm sensitive to aspartame but i've noticed sugar cane has the same drunk effect on me , is this just a coincidence ?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer