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Doctor insights on: What Is A Healthy Substitute For Confectioners Sugar

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Is porridge with sugar on top healthy?

In moderation: In moderation, you didn't say how much sugar. The porridge is healthy, a teaspoon of sugar or less would be my idea of moderation. Try to wean yourself off the sugar habit, there is enough sugar in the processed foods we eat. You don't want to become sugar addicted. ...Read more

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What kind of sugar is good for our health?

What kind of sugar is good for our health?

Complex Carbs: I like sugar in the form of complex carbohydrates, such as in natural fruits. Concentrated jams, pure cane sugar, brown sugar, are all concentrated sugars and could lead to sugar addiction if done in excess. I am all in favor of learning to savor the sugar the way it is before we process it, remove fiber, and result in high sugar levels in the blood. ...Read more

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What is a safe, healthy alternative to sugar?

What is a safe, healthy alternative to sugar?

Several: Depends upon what you mean by healthy. But splenda is a popular substitute, no calories and can be used in baking. A "natural" alternative is honey which is a form of sugar but popular with those who want to avoid white sugar. There are also several other artificial sugars although i personally find splenda to be the best. ...Read more

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What are some healthy replacements for sugar?

What are some healthy replacements for sugar?

None: Sugar is a metabolic poison. It is a root cause of high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, obesity, cancer, inflammatory diseases. Sugar is highly addictive. The less sugar you consume, the healthier you will be. ...Read more

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How to stabalize sugar levels in a healthy way?

How to stabalize sugar levels in a healthy way?

Fiber.: Dietary fiber with each meal helps stabilize blood sugar levels. We need 35 grams daily for women and 50 grams for men, divided ideally among five meals daily. Smaller more frequent meals within this strategy is also helpful - small, fiber-full meals with plenty of water. ...Read more

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How can I stop this sugar craving in a healthy way?

How can I stop this sugar craving in a healthy way?

See details: No one can teach you self-control. You have to figure this out for yourself. Eat protein instead. ...Read more

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What is the healthiest sugar commercially available?

What is the healthiest sugar  commercially available?

Allthesame basically: Simple sugars are simple sugars. Minimal differences re: vitamin, trace mineral content between raw sugar, molasses (does supply some iron), turbinado sugar. Agave is largely fructose; honey is a mix. Hf corn syrup has more fruc than corn syrup (all glu)-similar to cane sugar (sucrose)limit intake of simple sugars in general to limit possibly unwanted calories. All simple sugars provide 4 cal/g. ...Read more

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How many grams of sugar per day is it healthy to have?

How many grams of sugar per day is it healthy to have?

Very little: I recommend that total grams of carbohydrates (including simple sugars) be limited to 60gm or less especially if you are overweight. ...Read more

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What is the healthiest sugar that is commercially available?

What is the healthiest sugar that is commercially available?

Allthesame basically: Simple sugars are simple sugars. Minimal differences re: vitamin, trace mineral content between raw sugar, molasses (does supply some iron), turbinado sugar. Agave is largely fructose; honey is a mix. Hf corn syrup has more fruc than corn syrup (all glu)-similar to cane sugar (sucrose)limit intake of simple sugars in general to limit possibly unwanted calories. All simple sugars provide 4 cal/g. ...Read more