There are all different types of sugar that are used in foods, they may be all natural, but that doesn’t matter, sugar is sugar. If you are taking in too much sugar then it doesn’t matter how natural it is. All sugar is about the same when it comes to your health whether it is natural or not. Granulated sugar and high fructose corn syrup contain the same amount of sugar, but one may be considered more healthy than the other, even though it really isn’t, because it’s sugar.
- There are several different types of sugar, and it can be sometimes difficult to distinguish how healthy each one is.
- Fructose, which is found in many fruits and vegetables, is typically seen as one of the healthier sugars.
- Natural sweeteners, like Stevia, are healthy alternatives to traditional sugar since they contain less calories.
“The second category is disaccharides. Disaccharides include lactose, maltose, sucrose. These are double sugar molecules. If you have ever read a nutrition label, you might have seen lactose, maltose and sucrose. And, you might have wondered what they do to your health.”