Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Sugar/What is it.

Sugar consist of 3 main parts, Sucrose, Glucose, and HFC. Glucose is the main sugar that the body makes from our diet. It provides energy to our cells, with the help of insulin.  There is glucose in a simple form know as Monosaccharide, and the body produces this from protein, fat and carbohydrates. Glucose can also be know as dextrose. Sucrose is a form of sugar mainly found in plants. This is your table sugar.Sucrose can be synthesized in a lab, but mostly comes from sugarcane and sugar beets. 50% Glucose 50% Fructose. High Fructose Corn Syrup is a sweetener made from corn, that is 55% fructose.  A quick fact is that people in the United States consume 145 LBS of Sugar per year on a average. 
Stay tuned as I will be posting more info daily about the process of sugar and its effects.