9 Things Refined Sugar, Corn Syrup and White Flour Have in Common Commonly used throughout North America and Europe, refined sugar is acquired by a refining process that comes from the use of sugar beets or sugar cane. Once extracted...
Cinnamon rolls for breakfast, dessert at supper, sweet treats snuck here and there…we all love them!
Sweets make life—well, just more delicious!
But we all know that sweets can be bad for our health. Some sweets more than others, and some of us handle them better than others. But even for the healthiest, the kind of sweetener you eat is important. They aren’t all the same. Some sweeteners are just completely bad—ones everyone should avoid as much as possible. Refined sugar (both white and brown) and corn syrup are some of the worse. Not only are they empty of nutrition, but they also raise blood sugar levels, contribute to weight gain, and suppress the immune system. It’s a high price to pay for a few moments of pleasure!