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Sugar: What You Have To Know For Weight Loss And Health

Want to lose weight?  Want to be healthy?  You need to understand how your body uses sugar (carbohydrates) and what sugar does to your body. Sugar And Energy Simple sugars in foods include the monosaccharides glucose, fructose, and galactose.  Disaccharides (compounds made from two molecules of sugar) such as maltose, sucrose (table sugar), and lactose (the sugar in milk) are also generally considered simple sugars.  All of these can be converted to glucose in your body. Some sources of simple sugars include fruit, juice, honey, and candy, and processed goods often have sugar added to them. Sources of complex carbohydrates...

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