10 Ideas That Replace Sugar...Without Frustration!
Harmful to health, refined white sugar should be avoided. We give you 10 healthy alternatives to enjoy in the kitchen.
We know it: sugar is (very) addictive. The problem is that this food is also dangerous for our health: according to many studies, white (or “refined”) sugar is the cause of certain diseases such as weight gain, diabetes, obesity, or even acne. Worse yet: According to an American study published in January 2016, a diet very rich in sugars would significantly increase the risk of developing cancer...
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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), we consume 3 times more sugar per day: to stay healthy, the amount should be reduced to 6 c. c. (=25 grams) max per day.
Stevia, Agave Syrup, Honey..STOP WHITE SUGAR!
For the silhouette, too, sugar is a disaster. With 390 kcal per 100 grams (about 20 kcal per 1 teaspoon), white sugar is high in calories. In addition, the glycemic index (which is 100, the highest) causes spikes in insulin ... and therefore greater fat storage.
What can you substitute for sugar? There are healthy alternatives to white sugar: agave syrup, honey, rapadura, stevia, maple syrup, sucralose... If most of these options remain calorie-dense (honey, for example, accounts for 340 calories per 100 grams), the vitamins and minerals provided are good for health. In addition, the glycemic index is often lower, which limits fat storage in adipocytes.
And also ... to add flavor without adding sugar, you can bet on spices: cinnamon, anise, ginger ...