Let us create a 3D eBook for you!
Let us create a 3d Digital eBook for you! DigyCat.com

Brown Sugar is Not Brown Rice


Question from Jack:

A question from Jack, one of the subscribers to the MericleDiet newsletter, "Reference your tip regarding diabetes. The only sugar I use is brown and is this a concern in my case?"

Answer:

The word "brown" has gotten a lot of play lately regarding "healthy eating." Brown rice and brown bread are both "in"while white bread and white rice are known to be "unhealthy."It would be nice if brown sugar was as good for you as brown riceor some brown breads made from whole grains with no added sugar. Unfortunately, brown sugar is only white sugar that has been colored brown, usually with molasses. Sugar of some varietyis the most common food additive today. Sugar is added to almost everything, even potato chips. I still can't figure outwhy they would add sugar to potato chips, as if the salt and fat were not enough.

Varieties of Sugar

White sugar is extracted from the juice of sugar cane or beets.Once is has been extracted it is processed extensively to forma granulated white substance. This is sucrose, also known astable sugar, cane sugar, beet sugar, grape sugar, refined sugaror granulated sugar.

Raw Sugar is produced in the initial stages of making white sugar. It is usually somewhat brown in color and may contain bacteria and molds.

Brown sugar is usually made by simply adding molasses (or caramel food coloring) to white sugar.

Confectioner's sugar is made by crushing or grinding whitesugar. Corn starch is added to prevent the formation of lumps.

Molasses is a thick dark syrup that is produced during sugarrefinement.

A brief look at the molecular structure of the threecommon disaccharides, sucrose, lactose and maltose.

The molecule sucrose consists of one moiety of glucose connected to one moiety of fructose via an O-glycosidic linkage. This is a "disaccharide" ie two sugar molecules hooked together. Two other common disaccharides are lactose from milk and maltose commonly found in beer. Lactose is one moiety of galactose hooked to one moiety of glucose and maltose is two moieties of glucose hooked together.Sucrose is the most dangerous of these because humanbiochemistry has no way to deal with equal loads of fructoseand glucose presented at the same time, since fructose short circuits the glycolytic pathway for glucose.

There has been much written about the dangers of sucrose butsuffice it to say, adult onset diabetes mellitus is nowepidemic. I feel that while both adult and juvenile diabetesmay have to varying degrees the same common cause, ie confusion of the immature immune system by cow's milk withdifferent degrees of expression, without the ongoing record levels of sucrose consumption in America, we would not be having this explosion of adult onset diabetes mellitus( a polite and confusing term for sugar toxicity).

Today's Health Tip:

Be very careful of sugar in any form. Read labels of allprocessed food carefully. If you have adult onset diabetesor any symptoms of it, like hypoglycemia, try to avoid sugarcompletely.

Please stay tuned for more interesting facts about othersweeteners such as high fructose corn syrup, maltodextrin,artificial sweeteners like Nutrasweet and a little ancient history with "meli maenomenon."

The MericleDiet makes it as easy as possible to "kick" the sugar habit. To visit the MericleDiet follow the link below:

http://www.DrMericle.com

Thanks for your time.

http://DrMericle.com is devoted to achieving optimal health and peak performance through diet and lifestyle change. Dr. Mericle brings together a unique blend of formal organic chemistry, biochemistry and medical education, 29 marathons, 3 Hawaii Ironman competitions and a lot of practical real life experience.


MORE RESOURCES:

Nutrition - Google News

This RSS feed URL is deprecated

This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news

Thanksgiving Nutrition Tips: Eat Whatever You Want, but Not That - New York Times


New York Times

Thanksgiving Nutrition Tips: Eat Whatever You Want, but Not That
New York Times
It's Thanksgiving — a time for family, gratitude and historical revision of an indigenous genocide. Unfortunately for many Americans, Thanksgiving has become a time for overeating, followed by weight gain and inevitable self-loathing. But there's an ...

Quinn on Nutrition: Diabetes news - Circleville Herald


BenefitsPro

Quinn on Nutrition: Diabetes news
Circleville Herald
We got the historic news a little over a year ago … FDA's approval of an artificial pancreas for people with type 1 diabetes. These folks must needle-poke their fingers several times a day to determine if their blood sugar is too high or too low and ...
BWMC: Why diabetes is on the rise in young people - Capital Gazette CapitalGazette.com

all 27 news articles »

Enhanced Athlete Defeats Nutrition Distribution's Request for an ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)


Enhanced Athlete Defeats Nutrition Distribution's Request for an ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)
CHEYENNE, Wyo., Nov. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Enhanced Athlete, a Cheyenne, Wyoming-based company focused on fitness and bodybuilding ...

and more »

Bean-to-bar chocolate makers in Delaware balance taste and - WHYY - WHYY


WHYY

Bean-to-bar chocolate makers in Delaware balance taste and - WHYY
WHYY
Mhairi and Stuart Craig are originally from Scotland, but today they call the arts and crafts community of Arden, Delaware home. Mhairi, a registered nurse, had ...

and more »

Scout and Zoe's Launches New Nutritional Treats Carpius Maximus ... - Business Wire (press release)


Business Wire (press release)

Scout and Zoe's Launches New Nutritional Treats Carpius Maximus ...
Business Wire (press release)
Scout & Zoe's launches Carpius Maximus, made of U.S. sourced carp to support local waterways. Treats are high in nutritional value for dogs and ca.

and more »

Nutrition is political and civil society needs to shape those politics ... - HuffPost


HuffPost

Nutrition is political and civil society needs to shape those politics ...
HuffPost
The two major nutrition meetings - the Global Nutrition Summit in Milan and the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement global gathering in Abidjan – held this mon...

and more »

WHO's Africa Nutrition Report highlights an increase in malnutrition in Africa. - World Health Organization


World Health Organization

WHO's Africa Nutrition Report highlights an increase in malnutrition in Africa.
World Health Organization
Abidjan, 16 November, 2017 - A newly released nutrition report by the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa has revealed that undernutrition is still persistent in the region and the number of stunted children has increased. The ...

Nestle reorganizes infant nutrition business - Reuters


Reuters

Nestle reorganizes infant nutrition business
Reuters
LONDON/ZURICH (Reuters) - Nestle (NESN.S), the world's largest packaged food firm, said on Wednesday it would reorganize its infant nutrition business to improve performance, five months after the new CEO listed the category as one of its priorities ...
Nestle restructures infant nutrition business Business Insider
Nestlé reorganizes infant nutrition business, announces changes to ... GlobeNewswire (press release)
Nestle Will Move Infant Nutrition Unit to Regionally Managed Business -- Update Fox Business
Financial Times  - Food Business News
all 20 news articles »

9 Nutritionists Share the Worst Nutrition Advice They've Ever Heard - SELF


SELF

9 Nutritionists Share the Worst Nutrition Advice They've Ever Heard
SELF
There's a lot of really bad nutrition advice out there. I should know—I hear it every day, and so do my dietitian colleagues. Maybe we just notice it more, like someone who's phobic of something will be extra-attuned to the source of their phobia. At ...

LargeFriends.com - the best dating site for plus-sized singles!
SuccessfulMatchCentral.com - the best dating site for plus-sized singles!

PreLaunchX

DietRight.biz Domain Is For Sale - $8,500 For Enquiries eMail Us

© www.DietRight.biz 2012

home | site map | links