Sugar has become a big health concern due to its links to some of the deadliest health conditions. The truth is that not all sugar is bad, in fact, sugar is a part of our natural foods. The problem comes when we ditch the natural part and go all fancy, refined, and processed. While natural fructose forms part of a healthy diet, the same cannot be said for added refined sugar, a common occurrence in most of the food we are consuming.
What is refined sugar?
Natural sugar is found as fructose in dairy products, fruits, and vegetables, and they play an important role in providing essential nutrients that keep us healthy. On the other hand, refined sugar is a sugar beet or sugar cane extract. Refined sugar is mostly glucose and fructose combined and it does not come with the nutritional value that natural sugar does.
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