Time fo a Sugar Switch? Why You May Want to Consider Natural Sugars! by Charong Chow
More and more research is showing that refined sugar, especially high fructose corn syrup, may contribute to conditions such as:
- heart disease
The good news is that there are ways to reduce your family's intake. Try to cut out sugary drinks, processed snacks and candy from your family's diet. Instead, add fresh fruit, which has fiber, vitamins and antioxidants. Switch to natural sweeteners like honey and agave, which do not create blood sugar spikes. You can also try pureed fruits, like berries and watermelon, to sweeten foods and drinks. Your kids may not even notice!