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Understanding Sucrose Glucose and Fructose

Sucrose, or common table sugar, is produced mainly from the processing of sugar cane and sugar beets. Sucrose is composed of one glucose compound combined with one fructose compound. The term disaccharide is used to describe sucrose because it contains two simple sugars. Complex carbohydrates like starches contain thousands of simple sugars all …

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Positive Ways to Cope with Emotions

As we all know, emotions can be incredibly powerful. Those feelings and thoughts we have, whether of joy, anger or disappointment, seem to arise out of nowhere and then overtake the ability to be rational. As humans, our thoughts and behaviors are very complex. It’s easy to solve problems for …

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Fish Oil Versus Flaxseed Oil

Anyone who knows even a little about basic nutrition also knows that our bodies need Omega 3 fatty acids for a whole range of things, including heart health, brain function, blood clotting and cell growth. Omega 3 can also help fight depression, and there are indications that it may prevent …

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