Hidden Sugar That Affects Diabetes

Sugar is everywhere.  This is a scary statement for anybody with diabetes.  Even “healthy” foods may not be as innocent as they first appear. Hidden sugar in food can cause blood sugar levels to go soaring – every diabetics worst nightmare.  Many foods are deceitful as they do not taste sweet – even though they…

5 Facts About Sugar and Weight Loss

Lose Weight – 5 Ways to Avoid Sugar

A single teaspoon of sugar contains 16 calories, which doesn’t seem like much. However, it is astonishing how quickly they add up. When trying to lose weight, every calorie counts. One of the biggest things we must get past is the idea that “sugar” is only that thing we put in our coffee. Sugar is…

Does Sugar Intake Raise Cholesterol Levels

How Sugar Raises Cholesterol Levels

I thought fat causes cholesterol? Although this is true to some extent, it is not the whole truth. Sugar is a much bigger culprit. When your cholesterol is tested, it shows the low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or “bad” cholesterol. But it also shows high-density lipoprotein (HDL), or “good” cholesterol. It also indicates your level of triglycerides,…