Posts Tagged by sugar

Podcast Episode 2 – Sugar, Sugar

Welcome to the second Remake My Plate podcast episode. This one quickly covers some information about sugar in it’s various forms. Show Notes: – Glucose Song on YouTube – Two types of sugars: simple and complex – Simple sugars (also called monosaccharides) include glucose, fructose and galactose – Complex sugars (also called disaccharides) include lactose, sucrose and maltose – “Natural” sugars: honey, maple syrup, molasses and agave and which simple sugars make them up – […] read more

High Fructose Corn Syrup – Worse Than Sugar?

You don’t have to be interested in any aspect of nutrition to quickly discover that there are an incredible number of views on just about every topic. Views that range from one extreme to another. Will we ever know who is truly correct? Most likely not. Personally I tend to think that the actual truth can be found in the middle of all the extreme views. If the above makes no sense allow me to […] read more

How Many Carbs In Splenda?

Many of the low carb sugar substitutes out there claim to contain zero carbs. According to U.S. labeling laws,  if it contains less than 5 calories per serving the product can be labeled as containing zero or no calories? It’s true. So if you decide to use something other than sugar in your baking or cooking it’s best to check on how many carbs it REALLY contains. One small packet in a cup of coffee […] read more