Tag: sugar

Low-calorie sweeteners

Most people love sweet foods. Originally, sweetness was nature’s way of identifying energy-dense foods that were safe to eat. This was particularly important throughout the long history of our species when food was scarce. But times have changed, and nowadays, sweetness is mostly associated with the sugars added to foods and drinks. And unfortunately many…

By Ewald Bahringer November 19, 2019 14

Why are people so Healthy in Japan?

When it comes to health, weight of course is not everything, but since there are so many health complications from being overweight or obese, it’s safe to say that Japan with an obesity rate of 3.5% is generally healthier than America with an obesity rate of 30%. Japan isn’t perfect, it has found itself on…

By Ewald Bahringer November 16, 2019 7

Nutrients and Food Labels

In the last lesson, you learned about the nutrition guidelines provided by the Choose My Plate diagram. Following the Choose My Plate guidelines will help you to make good food choices and eat a balanced diet. Eating a balanced diet with a variety of foods is important because no one food type contains all the…

By Ewald Bahringer October 19, 2019 0

Health Risks of Sugar Crash Course

Nothing taste as better as sugar does. It is everyone’s favorite and every dish is incomplete without a sweet dish. But a bad news is that sugars can affect our health more than any other tasty dish. Here are some facts which need to be kept in mind while munching on sugars. Everything about sugar…

By Ewald Bahringer October 14, 2019 0