Don’t get bluffed by advertisements!
When you see phrases like “ low in sugar, fat
free, sugar free” you will probably think it’s
healthier and feel safe to eat, but is it true?
According to nutrition claims from European Commision, sugar free
products doesn't contain any mono- or disaccharides or any other food used for its sweetening properties.
A claim that a food is low in sugars may only made where the product contains no more than 5g of sugars per 100g for solids, or 2.5g of sugars per 100ml for liquids.
However, company can make a sugar-free of low in sugar claims by using artificial sweeteners. Hence sugar-free can still be full of calories and carbohydrates.
Non-added juice won’t be considered sugar free!
Juice with No Added Sugar!?
Therefore, even 1 cup of 100% non-added apple
juice won’t be considered sugar
free or low in sugar just because of its natural sugar rate is higher. At the
same time, suppliers will try to maintain the taste of sugar free as they will
add sweetener to substitute sugar, thereby selling it low in
Sweeten the taste
Even no sugar added products aren’t good for health, especially sugar free beverage labeling zero calories but with lots of chemical, colouring and artificial sweetener.
These artificial sweetener will eventually make the consumers addicted to the taste. Once you are used to the more concentrated taste, natural sweetness from fruits and vegetables will be tasteless.
Artificial sweetener can cause you to become addicted to them
Artificial sweetener Make You Gain Weight
Besides, sugar free
products with artificial sweetener can stimulate food desire and make you fatter,
plus they aren’t
healthy, consuming them will only bring bad effects.
An American survey states that people who consume sugar free or low calories beverages for a long time will quickly become fatter than others, former people’s waistline growth rate will be 500% higher than latter people’s.
There’s a report in other countries about lots eating xylitol can easily make a person vomit and have diarhea, although less eating of xylitol can have the same effect but less seriousness but absorbing after and excreting from urine will only harm your kidneys.
Sugar free may raise blood sugar
We always attracted by low in sugar and
sugar free products. In reality, sugar free products can only assure there isn’t any added on sugar but with loads of fats
and starch. They are the same as white sugar as they raise blood pressure
quickly and make a person fat, which brings patients with diabetes and patients
who are losing weight trouble.
Fresh fruit in season instead of drinking juice