Does Sugar Cause Diabetes? (Part-2)

What About Natural Sweeteners? Though natural sweeteners like honey, maple syrup or agave are made from natural plant sources, they’re still highly refined — much like sucrose or table sugar. These products contain large amounts of sucrose and fructose and are considered sources of added sugar when used in cooking. Therefore, they should be consumed in

Does Sugar Cause Diabetes? (Part-1)

What Is Diabetes? Diabetes occurs when your body is no longer able to effectively regulate blood sugar levels. This can happen when your pancreas stops producing enough insulin, when your cells become resistant to the insulin that is produced or both (1). Insulin is the hormone required to move sugar out of your bloodstream and into