Sugars & Sweeteners

Sugar: Is it a friend or foe?

With November comes colder weather, dreams of the holidays, and of course, leftover Halloween candy. Most people know it’s good to keep their sugar intake low, but that idea poses some questions. What even is a sugar?

Aren’t sugars carbohydrates and aren’t carbohydrates an important macronutrient? When is sugar a friend and when is it a foe?