Tag: fructose

Optical rotation of sugars – chirality

There’s no chemical reaction taking place here, so why is it that the liquid in this flask appears to light up when I place it in front of this filter? Well, I have a backlight, in this case an OHP, and I’m blocking all of the light that isn’t passing through this filter with a…

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The Skinny on Obesity (Ep. 7): Drugs Cigarettes Alcohol…and Sugar?

[ Music ]>>Why should you care if you’re not fat? Does that affect you? Damn right it does. Yes, you have to care. [ Music ] How does your sugar consumption, how does your obesity affect me? Two hundred and seventy-four million a year extra in jet fuel. Who cares? Discomfort on the subway, because…

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The Myth of ‘Natural’ Sugar

Up next on SUGARbriety. Which is worse for you? 7 teaspoons of sugar? Or this luscious Large Red Delicious Apple? Table sugar and apples both contain the sugary carbohydrates glucose and fructose. These are the most common sugars in high carbohydrate foods. Table sugar. Also known as sucrose contains one glucose and one fructose joined…

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Simple Sugars & Complex Carbs

One important classification of carbohydrates is based on the number of sugar units that they are made of. Glucose is one of the three nutritionally relevant monosaccharides found in food. The prefix mono, for one, means that these molecules are made of a single sugar unit. The two other monosaccharides are fructose and galactose. As…

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15 Signs You’re Eating Too Much Sugar

Brainy Dose Presents: 15 Signs You’re Eating TOO MUCH Sugar Sugar is sweet and delicious; and it triggers the pleasure sensors in our brains – but eating too much of it, can result in scary health risks. And while it may seem easy to rid yourself of foods with high sugar values – like cake…

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Why Sugar Ages You

Welcome back. I know Cara said no more follow up videos on this sugar thing. And.. But I got to make one more. We talked about how when she ate too many desserts in Germany made her age and she looked older, and she didn’t feel good and all that. And then she did went…

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What Does Sugar Actually Do To Your Body?

it’s interesting when we design our studies we provide diets that are high in starch and then we take away that starch and replaced it with sugar why do we even see such unfavorable effects when we replace pasta or bread with a fructose sweetened beverage or let’s even say high fructose corn syrup sweetened…

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The Skinny on Obesity (Ep. 4): Sugar – A Sweet Addiction

[ Music ]>>How can we eat more than we’re supposed ? No one can exert willpower over a biochemical drive that goes on every minute of every day of every year. [ Music ] Why are we eating more? What happened to make us eat more? We had this exquisite system, very sensitive system called…

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What’s the Difference Between Sugar and High Fructose Corn Syrup?

What’s the difference between high fructose corn syrup & sugar? Even though it seems like high fructose corn syrup is in every food and drink wrapped in plastic, you can’t find it for sale on the shelf. Since there is a bit of mystery about this stuff, let’s take a look at how different these…

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Can You be Addicted to Sugar?

This mouse loves sugar. He loves sugar so much that even after he’s eaten and should be pretty full, he crosses a metal platform that gives his feet electric shocks just to get a sweet reward. Sometimes our love of sugar makes us go a little overboard. We’ve all been in that situation where we’ve…

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