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Sugar

Also Known As : Sucrose, Glucose, Cheeni, Shakkar

Vegetarian

Taste Profile

It is sweet in taste.  

Usage Tips

  1. Sugar is used to preserve jellies and jams.
  2. It can add flavour to all sorts of food and drinks.
  3. It can be used in baking of cakes, pastries, and in desserts.
  4. It can also be used as an ingredient in several beverages, such as sodas, coffee, and juices.

Common names and forms

  1. Cheeni
  2. Natural Sugar
  3. Organic Sugar
  4. Refined Crystal Sugar
  5. Shakkar
  6. Sugar Grain

Description

Sugar is a white crystalline carbohydrate. The most usual sugar is sucrose, a crystalline tabletop and industrial sweetner used in foods and beverages. It is a natural ingredient that has been a part of our diet for thousands of years. There are lots of different sugars like Granulated sugar, Caster sugar, Icing sugar, Demerara, Light brown sugar, and Muscovado sugar. It was first produced from sugarcane plants in northern India. It is produced in Brazil, India, Thailand and China. Sugar is available throughout the year.

Health benefits

  • Sugar’s glycolic acid helps in maintaining skin health.(1)
  • It contain high calories which provides instant energy to the body.(1)

Note

Excess consumption of sugar can increase the risk of heart disease. It can also increase the risk of diabetes.(2)

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