Lots of food companies tout foods made with “natural” sugar. The problem is that some “natural” sugars are NOT any better for you than plain old table sugar. That includes “natural” sugars like honey, brown sugar, and agave nectar.
But the natural sugar in fruit is a “good-for-you” way to eat sugar. The sugar in fruit takes longer to digest and does NOT cause the spike in blood sugar that processed sweets do. Think of fruit as Nature’s candy.
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