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Different Types of Sugars Explained!

Hey sugar aficionados, buckle up because we're about to spill the tea on the sweet world of sugars. It's like a candy store in here, with classics and newbies trying to steal the spotlight.

Let's embark on a sweet journey and unravel the mystery behind different types of sugars – and of course, give a shout-out to the star of the show, erythritol.

First off, meet the sugar OGs – sucrose, glucose, and fructose. Sucrose is the fancy name for table sugar, tag-teaming glucose and fructose for that sweet goodness.

Glucose is like the energy MVP, and fructose? Well, it's the natural sweet talker found in fruits and honey. But beware, these sugars can be a bit high-maintenance if you overindulge.

Now, say hello to the sugar substitutes, and enter erythritol, the cool cat on the block. This low-calorie sweetheart is a sugar alcohol that hangs out in fruits and fermented foods.

The best part? It's practically calorie-free and won't mess with your blood sugar levels. And the bathroom runs? Not with erythritol – it's the sugar substitute superhero we've all been waiting for.

But, a friendly reminder – even erythritol needs a wingman named moderation. Too much of any sugar, even the seemingly magical erythritol, might lead to some tummy rumbles.

Everyone's got their sweet spot, so whether you're sticking to sucrose traditions or giving erythritol a high-five, remember: it's all about finding the sweet balance in this sugar-coated symphony of life.

Tiana Joelle

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