- Lactose: Sugar from milk. "Lactose intolerance" - is caused by the sugar in milk.
- Maltose: Sugar from malt
- Fructose: Sugar from fruit
- Dextrose: Sugar from starch "corn sugar"
- Sucrose: Refined sugar from sugar cane or beets
The refined product of sugar cane can be very addictive. The more our bodies have it the more it wants it. If you have been raised on a limited sugar intake, you will be surprised at how little sugar you crave. You will likely notice that certain foods taste too sweet.
The bottom line is that sugar can be detrimental to your health. Many people develop diabetes, cancer, and skin problems due to overdoses of sugar. The next time you have a craving remember this post and have a big glass of water and reach for something healthy.
Blessings for a Glorious Day!