When I was younger, my great aunt used to say that we need sugar to give us energy. These days I’m not so sure.
Of all the food groups, carbohydrate is the
most maligned. Sugar is a carbohydrate which has various names a few of which
are : sucrose, fructose, dextrose, corn syrup, maltose, galactose, honey
and lactose .
Here are two points of view, based on fact.
Read more should you wish to and make up your own mind. While Information is
UK-based, the same is rapidly becoming true in France.
1. Robert Lustig, is professor of clinical pediatrics at the University of California (USA), an expert on childhood obesity and an endocrinologist (his area of expertise is human metabolism and how our bodies break down food and turn it into energy). You can search for videos of him and his work on YouTube. Lustig says that sugar should be restricted by law in the same as alcohol and tobacco since they pose the same risk...