What is the best way to sweeten foods and beverages? Is it cane sugar, corn sugar, Splenda, etc.?
Ooooh! I didn't consider honey. Does it have a distinct taste though that changes the flavor of food?
It kind of does. Honey is probably one of the best for you although natural sugar is good too.
I don't trust sweeteners like Splenda. Yeah, it's marketed as "it's made from sugar!" But think about it this way, corn syrup is made from corn.
That said, I haven't heard anything particularly bad about Splenda so the verdict is still out on that one.
Aspartame SHOULD be illegal (it's carcinogenic-- causes cancer, AND tastes horrible), corn syrup shouldn't be used in food or drinks either -- research has shown that it's bad for your health AND market analysis have shown that people prefer foods and beverages sweetened with sugar over those sweetened with corn syrup.
I know we aren't suppose to have too much sugar, but I wonder if sugar is still better than most of the artificial stuff out there.
Antifreeze is too. Plus it comes in so many colors now, not just the boring green stuff you and I grew up with.
If you have some sort of a problem with me or my questions, don't reply. There's no need to be a jerk.
Ah, so you aired it here Well forum is not your property, and when you are free to post nonsense topics, I am free to make fun of them
Who put you charge of deciding what is nonsense?
Me of course. They are nonsense to me, and I suspect to quite a few other people, too. I don't pretend them to be the universal nonsense though, that would be a religious move I am not ready to perform yet.
Will be back in a few...
Stevia, or organic muscovy cane sugar.... overall sugar is safer than sweeteners unless it's been 'refined' (as in stripped of goodness and bleached white) and the real answer is not artificial sweetness, but reduce or stop taking added sugar. If you stop taking sugar for a week, it will taste foul if you take it again.
Reducing sugar intake makes sense over the alternatives. Thanks!
So, just out of curiosity, did you just buy an Internet Marketing package or course or something, like Misha said? I'm not bagging on it, just curious if you did.
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