Sugar Free Diet – How Do You Control It?
There are many diets and eating plans around these days and, more namely, a lot of those are for a sugar free diet. A sugar free diet can be defined by a couple of ways;
Kilojoules per gram, broken down:
A diet with no sugar will cut out kilojoules from eliminating the sugar, as well as from cutting out foods that contain starch and fat. Confectionery, cakes and desserts, ice cream, biscuits, etc. all contain starch and fat. An effective diet can usually be a result of removing these such foods from your eating plan.
According to The World Health Organization, you should limit added sugars to less than 10% of your total energy intake to prevent dental caries, obesity, and other illnesses such as chronic disease.
Sugar simply adds kilojoules with no real nutritional value. However, there is no definitive research or evidence to state that it should be removed from your diet completely, and this includes the removal of fruits and vegetables. It is really necessary?
Fruits and vegetables are a source of important dietary fibre, and they contain many vitamins and minerals that are beneficial to your health.
There is some research to suggest that fructose is problematic only when consumed in excess. Studies have also proven that regular exercise will help keep any fructose issues at bay, particularly in pre-menopausal women.
Following are some basic tips on how to cut down on your sugar intake.
I believe sugar is not addictive. Instead, it is a leading factor for overconsumption of foods that “taste good”. A little bit of willpower, and a trained eye, will help with your healthy eating plan every time.
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