Fact About Sweet Food
Many people think that carbohydrates and fats in the diet is the culprit behind weight gain. In fact, the food and drinks that contain sugar, including natural sugar, is a source of calories unconscious.
Experts say all kinds of sugar, whether it be a natural sugar such as honey or agave, like any added sugar, harmful to health because it contains calories.
The few exceptions is the food containing sugar at once also have a beneficial nutrients. For example a fruit, although it contains sugar fructose but also a source of vitamins. While the milk sugar lactose had however is a source of protein and calcium
“If the sweetener also contains vitamins and nutrients that the body needs us, we need not be concerned,” said Libby Mills, registered dietitian and spokeswoman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
In a study published in the journal Obesity Society noted, the amount of added sugar we consume has increased by 30 percent in the last decade.
“We reduce dietary fat and replacing it with sugar and now we’ve become a nation addicted to sugar,” said JJ Virgin, author of “The Impact Sugar Diet”.
A diet high in sugar is not only going to lead to excess weight
Also lead to diabetes, osteoarthritis, stroke, and heart disease. The study also showed that people are much more at risk of dying sugar intake because heart disease even though he was not overweight.
Sugar causes inflammation in the body. Inflammation is also the way the body heals from injury, such as flu or injured. However, chronic inflammation caused by poor diet, lack of exercise and environmental factors over time will pose a health hazard.
So that we can reduce the intake of sugar, of course, very important to sort out any food that contains sugar. Processed foods are the main source of sugar. In fact, foods that do not taste sweet was actually contain sugar, such as yogurt. Therefore always read the labels on the packaging.