The Ultimate Guide To Sugars And Sweeteners: Discover The Taste, Use, Nutrition, Science, And Lore Of Everything From Agave Nectar To Xylitol

  • Publish Date: 2014-12-16
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Alan Barclay PhD;Philippa Sandall;Claudia Shwide-Slavin MS RD CDE
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Whether youre a healthcare provider, a chef, or simply a foodie, youll find The Ultimate Guide to Sugars and Sweeteners an accurate and complete resource.Hope Warshaw, MMSC, RD, CDE, BC-ADM, best-selling author of The Diabetes Food and Nutrition Bible and Diabetes Meal Planning Made Easy

An all-in-one reference to sugars and sweetenersfor any sweet-toothed consumer who also craves the facts

Today, supermarkets and natural food stores feature a bewildering variety of sugars and alternative sweeteners. The deluge of conflicting information doesnt help. If choosing a sweetener leaves you scratching your head, this handy guide will answer all of your questionseven the ones you didnt know to ask:
  • Which sweeteners perform well in baking?
  • Will the kids notice if I sub in stevia?
  • Whats the best pick if Im watching my waistline, blood sugar, or environmental impact?
  • Are any of them really superfoods . . . or toxic?
Perfect for foodies, bakers, carb counters, parents, chefs, and clinicians, this delightfully readable book features more than 180 alphabetical entries on natural and artificial sweeteners, including the usual suspects (table sugar, honey), the controversial (aspartame, high-fructose corn syrup), the hyped (coconut sugar, monk fruit sweetener), and the unfamiliar (Chinese rock sugar, isomaltulose). Youll also find myth-busting Q&As, intriguing trivia, side-by-side comparisons of how sweeteners perform in classic baked goods, and info on food-additive regulations, dental health, the glycemic index, and more. Your sweet tooth is in for a real education!

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