Sweetener Trap & How to Avoid It: The Power and Politics of Sweeteners and Their Impact on Your Health
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Beatrice Trum Hunter
Indisputably, we humans enjoy sweetness. In some circumstances, it is believed that our enjoyment of the food’s taste may affect how well we utilize the food. In this respect, sweetness may play an important role. In our cultural traditions, sweetness has been associated with goodness.
More than sixty English phrases include sugar, and as many include honey and other syrups, all conveying positive ideas about taste, smell, appearance, acts, and characteristics. Terms of endearment include “you’re my sugar,” “sweetie pie,” “sweetheart,” and “honey.”
It is important to remember that refined and processed sugars have been added to a wide range of products. Although labeling regulations do not currently require the content of the different sugars to be described, if some kind of sugar (corn syrup, fructose sugar, dextrose, honey, etc.) is listed as one of the first two or three ingredients, then one can reasonably assume that there is a lot of sugar added to the product.
Softcover, 426 pages