comes to weight loss, the question that definitely arises is How to give up
sugar? Sweets are especially prevalent in our Indian diet and we love sweets
from our tea, coffee to lassi. In such a situation, it is very difficult to
give up sweets. But sugar is not only responsible for our obesity, it is also
the cause of serious diseases like type 2 diabetes. According to research in
the Journal of Internal Medicine, eating regular sugar increases the risk of
diabetes by 21%.
Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday (16th May) issued a warning
about artificial sweeteners (non-sugar sweeteners) used to control body weight
or reduce the risk of non-communicable diseases. There is no long-term benefit
in reducing fat with artificial sweeteners ' Actually, there is a belief among
people that artificial sweeteners help in reducing obesity and weight loss. In
this regard, the World Health Organization has issued guidelines saying that it
is recommending on the basis that 'the conclusion of a systematic review of the
available evidence suggests that the use of NSS is beneficial in reducing body
fat in adults or children'. There is no long-term benefit in reducing.
The use of
artificial sweeteners is dangerous - WHO World Health Organization says that
further review has resulted that the use of alternatives such as artificial
sweeteners actually has undesirable effects. As in adults, type 2 diabetes
increases the risk of heart disease and death. "Replacing sugars with NSS does
not seem to help with long-term weight control," Francesco Branca,
director for nutrition and food safety at the World Health Organization, said
in a statement issued by the organization. 'Sweeteners should be reduced' He
said that 'people should consider other ways to reduce the use of sugar, such
as the use of food that contains natural sugars such as fruit, so that the
intake of sugar can be reduced Is. NSS are not essential food and also have no
nutritional value. People should reduce the use of sweets, right from the
beginning of life, so that they can improve their health.
has been issued against all artificial and naturally derived or modified
non-nutritive sweeteners that are not classified as sugar. but which are found
in many foods and beverages. The WHO statement further said, 'This
recommendation does not apply to personal care and hygiene products containing
NSS, such as toothpaste, skin creams, and medicines, or to low-calorie sugar and
sugar alcohols (polyols) that contain sugar or sugar. There are derivatives,
which contain calories and hence they are not included in NSS. The shocking report
by WHO, every sixth person in the world suffers from infertility disease. According
to the World Health Organization, the issue of excessive use of artificial
sweeteners is linked to obesity and affects 40 percent of the adult population
and millions of children in the world. On top of that, it is at risk of NCDs,
which are a major cause of death in the world.
yourself from obesity and type 2 diabetes and other diseases, replace your
table sugar or white sugar with these natural sweeteners from today.
Honey can be
a perfect alternative to sugar in your diet. Start using honey instead of sugar
in milk, tea, and coffee. Honey is rich in antioxidants, and has fewer calories
the study of PubMed Central, dates are also a good substitute for sugar. Dates
contain a good amount of fiber and minerals. Although date paste is also
available in the market, a homemade paste is much better. It can be used in
place of sugar in kheer, cake, brownie, etc.
3. MAPLE SYRUP
You may have
often used maple syrup to make pancakes, but maple syrup is a great replacement
for sugar in shakes, smoothies, milk, and desserts. According to a study by the
National Institutes of Health, maple syrup is rich in calcium, potassium, iron, and zinc, so maple syrup is a healthy option.
the best replacement for sugar, although both jaggery and sugar are made
from sugarcane, due to being refined, all the nutrients of sugar are lost.
At the same time, fiber and minerals are present in jaggery. Jaggery can also
be used in making sweets like laddoos.
5. COCONUT SUGAR
has been in vogue in place of sugar for a long time, but coconut sugar is
healthier than brown sugar. Coconut sugar is low in carbohydrates and contains
more vitamins and minerals than sugar. However, it should not be used
excessively after all, it is a source of calories. But if you cannot live
without sweets then use coconut sugar instead of white sugar.