Is there such a thing as "healthy sugar"?
From natural sugar alternatives to artificial sweeteners
Sugar has been demonized for many years, and for good reasons. High sugar consumption has been linked to a number of diseases, and consequently the death of millions of people around the world. But not all sugar is created equal. For instance, glucose in the right amounts can be used for energy, while fructose on the other hand can have a more detrimental effect in comparison (also, if consumed in excess).
With sucrose's popularity decreasing over the years, other alternatives to table sugar rose in popularity. From natural sweeteners such as honey, to artificial sweeteners like aspartame, our search for a better, healthier sugar continues. But is there really such thing as "healthy sugar"? Click through this gallery to find out.
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