Corn Flakes Rice Crispies All Bran Frosted Mini Wheats Sugar Frosted Corn

Corn flakes rice crispies all bran frosted mini

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Corn Flakes Rice Crispies All- Bran Frosted Mini Wheats Sugar Frosted Corn Flakes Sugar 1% 3% 5% 7% 19% 26% 41% Sodium (mg) 5 270 290 170 310 10 240 o Shredded Wheat is better choice Soft Drinks / Pop Plus cola: functional food, added minerals and vitamins o About 1/4 cup sucrose (pure sugar) in one can Coca-Cola Granola Bars Different forms of added sugar: o High maltose corn syrup, sugar, fructose, maltodextrin, vegetable glycerin, barley malt extract o Brown rice syrup, dried cane syrup, cane syrup, honey, molasses o Granola, glucose, crisp rice, dried sweetened cranberry pieces, fructose- glucose, glucose solids, invert sugar, glycerin, sorbitol No widely accepted definition for sugar, can refer to carbs and not just sucrose Sugar as a Poison Case made by Robert Lustig Yankee stadium expanded in 1920s (82 000), then reduced in 1976 when remodelled to 54 000 seats o Had to change seats because people larger waist size and could not fit Effect of Sugar on Teeth S. mutans present in mouth, convert sugar --> lactic acid which eats away and dissolves tooth material (enamel) o Creates cavities and problems (creates about 80-90% of mouth cavities) o Lollipops 98% sucrose, permits effect to take place directly, Life Savers By modifying s. mutans so that conversion is blocked, prevent these problems o Genetically modified bacterium, remove gene responsible for conversion Eating more sugar does not necessarily result in more cavities, but correlation Considerations Sugar in Diet Paper from Boston suggesting link between fructose-rich beverage & Gout risks in women o Disease with defective uric acid metabolism, causing arthritis o Most commonly affects feet, ankles, knees, hands, wrists and elbows Excess fructose causes increase in uric acid, causing inflammation of joints/gout find more resources at oneclass.com find more resources at oneclass.com
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o Fructose --> uric acid conversion Study During 22 year follow-up, 778 confirmed cases of gout documented o Significant number of people o Compared with consumption of < 1 serving/month of sugar-sweetened soda, risk was 1.74 with consumption of 1 serving/day o 2.4 for 2+ servings per day Corresponding relative risks for orange juice = 1.41 Absolute risk differences corresponding to these relative risks: 36 (would happen anyway) and 68 cases for 100 000 person per year for sugar-sweetened soda Diet soft drinks were not associated with increased risks of gout o Glucose sweetened drinks also do not contribute to gout Results: assuming 20 years of consumption, 1-2 added cases of gout per 100 person because of drinking sugar sodas o Contribution to risk of gout likely modest (increased chance) Effects of Too Much Sugar in Diet 40% of people aged 55-64 have opaque areas (cataracts) o 90% of people aged 75-84 Sometimes called sugar cataracts or diabetes cataracts, associated with difficulty processing sugars o Due to particles in lens that influence the diffusion of light rays (clouded lens) Treatment: operation, replace lens (small) o
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