Monthly Archives: March 2012


Have you heard that sugar causes wrinkles? Well you heard right.

Tweet Negative Effects   Eating candy, sugary snacks or other foods with high sugar content results in high levels of sugar entering the bloodstream. This also applies to refined carbohydrates, which are quickly broken down into sugars in the body. Once in the blood, the sugars stick to proteins in […]


The history of Sugar.

Tweet The average American consumes an astounding 2-3 pounds of sugar each week, which is not surprising. Considering that highly refined sugars in the form of sucrose (table sugar), dextrose (corn sugar), and high-fructose corn sugar are being processed into so many foods such as bread, breakfast cereal, mayonnaise, peanut […]


Need help with the Sugars???

Tweet The scoop about Sucrose is that it is composed of two simple sugar molecules, glucose and fructose.  It is poorly absorbed in the intestine in this form.  It must be broken down by the enzyme called sucrase.  Blocking the action of this digestive enzyme by an inhibitor called L-arabinose. […]