Sugar, glucose, honey and maple syrup. Episode 14

Outspoken Nutrition Podcast episode 14 is out now and available on your favorite podcast app.

Sugar is not a health food yet I often hear people alter recipes with honey or maple syrup like adding in those “natural” sugars suddenly make brownies healthy. In this episode, we breakdown sugar, what is glucose vs fructose, glycemic index and answer the question “Is maple syrup and honey healthy?”.

Links for today’s episode:
Glucose and metabolic rates:https://www.niddk.nih.gov/news/archive/2017/tale-two-sugars-fructose-glucose-cause-differing-metabolic-effects
Glucose foods: https://www.livestrong.com/article/241481-foods-containing-high-levels-of-glucose/
Fructose foods: https://www.livestrong.com/article/30454-list-foods-high-fructose/
Glucose vs Fructose: https://healthyeating.sfgate.com/difference-between-sucrose-glucose-fructose-8704.html
Types of sugar and makeup: https://www.duluthnewstribune.com/lifestyle/4513933-nutrition-amount-matters-more-type-sugarhttps://www.health.harvard.edu/diseases-and-conditions/glycemic-index-and-glycemic-load-for-100-foods
Maple Syrup vs. Honey: https://healthyeating.sfgate.com/nutrition-pure-maple-syrup-vs-honey-1756.html

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