What is sucrose. Where is it? Possible consequences of excess sucrose: tooth decay, obesity and diabetes. Tips for consumption: how much sucrose?
What is xylitol? How is it produced? Xylitol as a sweetener, metabolism, nutritional properties and side effects
Cane Sugar: Cultivation of Cane and Production of Sugar. Nutritional Characteristics of Cane Sugar
Characteristics and properties of sugar cane. How is cane sugar obtained?
Characteristics and use of sugar beets. Sweetening power: when is sugar extracted from beets?
Maple syrup: properties and nutritional values. Watch the video to learn more about maple syrup, then try it in the light pancake video recipe
Characteristics and use of saccharin (E954) as a sweetener. Safety of use and side effects
Characteristics and properties of aspartame. Use as a food sweetener. Safety of use and side effects
What is sorbitol? Where is it? What foods are rich in it? Can it be considered an alternative sweetener to sugar? Sorbitol and diabetes
Sugar beet is the main source for the extraction of sucrose, the most famous sweetener in the world. General and botanical information, how to grow it, how to extract the sugar and properties
Summary on the main characteristics of sugar beet: cultivation, sugar extraction, phytotherapeutic properties and nutritional contribution
What is Acesulfame K (E950)? Characteristics and use as a sweetener. Sweetening power and side effects
Sugar cane, an exponent of sugar plants, is a source of sucrose. General and botanical description, processing, properties and comparison with sugar beet
Summary on sugar cane: general characteristics, uses, botanical analysis and comparison with sugar beet summarized in a single diagram
Characteristics and properties of sodium cyclamate (E952). Use as a sweetener. Safety of use and side effects
What is erythritol? Advantages, disadvantages and nutritional characteristics. Watch the video recipe and find out how to replace sugar with erythritol
How do you evaluate the sweetness of a sugar? Sweetening power of some artificial and natural sweeteners
Generalities and characteristics of the various fructose syrups. Fructose syrup: in which foods is it found? Effects on diabetes and body weight
What is sucralose (E955)? Where is it? Characteristics, sweetening power and possible uses