Month: July 2021

Sugar – What’s the Alternative?

July 23rd, 2021 | Posted in Info | Recipes

Many diseases, including dental caries, chronic inflammatory diseases, diabetes, and obesity, are associated with sugar consumption. If you’ve read the blog posts Sugar Leads to More Sugar and Sugar and Fat Synthesis you may be wondering what you can do when you want something that hits the sweet spot. Artificial sweeteners were previously ...

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Sugar and Fat Synthesis

July 16th, 2021 | Posted in Info

If you’ve read the blog post Sugar Leads to More Sugar you’ll understand that sugar rewards the brain in a way that makes you want to eat more. This, coupled with the high calorie content of sugar, means it is highly likely to cause weight gain and associated diseases if eaten in excess. This may be due to the effect of sugar on fat synthesis ...

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Sugar Leads to More Sugar

July 9th, 2021 | Posted in Info

The taste of sugar is one of the most basic sensory experiences for humans and other animals. The sweet taste is one of the first sensory pleasures we experience. Our mother’s milk and formula milk taste sweet due to the milk sugar lactose. Eating sugar activates the brain’s reward system, making us feel good. This was useful when sugar was ...

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