Week 13 – Artist Conversation

Table sugar, or C12H22C11 (sucrose), “is a common saccharide found in many plants and plant parts. Saccharose is an obsolete term for sugars in general, especially sucrose. Sugar is the generic name for sweet, soluble carbohydrates, many of which are used in food. There are various types of sugar derived from different sources. Simple sugars are called monosaccharides and include glucose, fructose, and galactose.”

According to the Advanced Physical Magazine, there are some pros and cons of sugar. For example:

-“Have you ever heard the saying, “Too much of anything isn’t good for you”? Well when it comes to sugar, too much is really not good for you. Studies have shown the extremely dangerous effects of high intakes of sugar. Below is a list of some of these effects you should worry about.”

-Tooth decay, Diabetes, Triglycerides (aka getting fat), and a weakened immune system are what possible effects of sugar to your diet.

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