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by Max Sucquit Jr.   (Published in the Philippine Star, December, 2014)

Charlie, a successful businessman at 40, has been diagnosed with Diabetes II. His doctor therefore put him on a diet practically devoid of sugar or anything sweet. Knowing his illness could be for life, Charlie resigned himself to a sugarless regimen thereafter. “I’ve been made to believe anything sweet could kill me,” he laments. “But how can I afford to live a life that’s literally without sweetness?” Read more...


by Dr. Sumaiya Khan

Contrary to popular belief, there are many health benefits of sugar. Given below is an article that details the various sugar nutrition facts and discards the myth that sugar is always bad for you... One of the most commonly used, yet misunderstood, ingredient in our daily diet is sugar. Many people feel that sugar is synonymous with unhealthy weight gain. They claim that all kinds of sugar are bad for health. However, it is not so. Given below are so many sugar nutrition facts, that they will definitely make you realize that sugar is not always bad for... Read more...


by Caroline Scott-Thomas

The FDA’s non-objection in December that the stevia-derived sweetener Reb A was generally recognized as safe (GRAS) was greeted with much fanfare – but how has it been received so far by industry and consumers? Two companies, Cargill and the Whole Earth Sweetener Company, a subsidiary of Merisant, developed scientific dossiers for Reb A that they submitted to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last year. Read more...


by Nancy Appleton, Ph.D. www.nancyappleton.com

  1. Sugar can suppress the immune system.
  2. Sugar upsets the mineral relationships in the body.
  3. Sugar can cause hyperactivity, anxiety, difficulty concentrating, and crankiness in children.
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The average American consumes an astounding 2-3 pounds of sugar each week, which is not surprising considering that highly refined sugars in the forms of sucrose (table sugar), dextrose (corn sugar), and high-fructose corn syrup are being processed into so many foods such as bread, breakfast cereal, mayonnaise, peanut butter, ketchup, spaghetti sauce, and a plethora of microwave meals. Read more...

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