Category: health

What is Sugar?

Sugar is the generic name for sweet, soluble carbohydrates, many of which are used in food. There are various types of sugar derived from different sources. Simple sugars are called…
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Obesity and excess weight have reached epidemic proportions worldwide

Energy-dense diets and a sedentary lifestyle are recognized as major contributors. To combat the rising epidemic, the WHO has identified a set of dietary recommendations. (World Health Organization - 2003 -…
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