We have all heard that sugar is bad for you, but the question is, how bad is it really? In this video, the Institute of Human Anatomy explores the issue in great detail.
Research shows that sugar is problematic, makes you gain weight, and can even lead to diabetes. But are these assessments correct?
The truth is how you process sugar varies a lot according to your lifestyle (whether you are active or not), your metabolism, and the rest of your diet. To illustrate these facts, the video begins by explaining exactly what sugar is (simple carbs) and how your body digests it.
Get ready to learn about glucose, monosaccharides, and disaccharides. The next step in the video is to analyze whether these substances are actually detrimental to human health.
It goes through instances where humans actually need sugars and explains why they may even be good for you. Gasp! Could this be true?
If so, why is it referred to as an empty calorie? Where did this term come from, and how accurate is it really? The video also answers these question as well as explains what is truly the worst thing about sugar.
It also tells us about the right time to eat sugar.
Do you have a sweet tooth? Then this video is a must for you.