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Re: Sugar Bad??

on Mon, 28 Dec 1998 08:19:19, thetulls@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>my question is this--- I have really been staying away from sugar as
>much as possible without going nuts over it... i still eat grapes and
>other naturals that are loaded with sugar, but i stay away from coke and
>other junk food that is loaded with sugar.. IS it really important to
>stay away from sugar???  Exactly how does sugar add weight???

The conversion of simple carbohydrates into fat is a controversial subject,
and is really off topic.  I know that people like McDougal has one opinion,
and The Zone people have another.

I think that dieting is mostly a case of using more energy than you cosume,
and if you eat a lot of simple carbohydrates and alot of fats it is harder
to keep the calories down.

The bottom line is that  a couple soft drinks and a candy bar can account
for a full third of the calories in a 1200 calorie a day diet, and provides
little to no nutritional benifits.

I try really hard to drink water and naturally caffine free tea with no
sweetner.  Candy, on the other hand, gets me every time.


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