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Good & bad sweeteners and sugar substitutes

Good & bad sweeteners and sugar substitutes

You are probably acquainted with a popular saying according to which, “fat doesn’t make you fat but sugar makes you fat.” Well, the truth is both fat and sugar can make us fat but it depends on the type of sugar and fat we choose. Eating sugar in the form of complex carbohydrates and consuming good fats found in unroasted seeds, nuts or raw coconut oil can actually help you to lose weight and stay healthy. It is true, however, that white flour products, white breads, pasta, refined grains and foods containing refined sugar can be even more responsible for obesity problem than high fat consumption. Read more