Carob

The first mention of carob consumption dates back to the times before Christ. Still, many of us did not deal with this product, and its use in the kitchen is a mystery. What is carob, what are its properties and why is it compared to cocoa? I invite you to the text. Karob – what…

Sugar

Currently, sugar production in the world reaches 10 million tons. It is known that this is a product harmful to our health, therefore it is recommended to limit its consumption. Many people therefore turn white sugar into brown (reed), but is it actually a healthier replacement? History of cane sugar production Cane sugar began to…

Characterization of sugars

Sugars are compounds made of C, H, and O. We divide them into simple (monosaccharides) and complex ones, including disaccharides and polysaccharides.  Monosaccharides are sugars having 3-7 carbon atoms in the molecule. From the nutritional point of view, the most important are 6-carbon sugars  -glucose  -fructose  -galaktoza  -mannoza  __ Here you can find sweeteners –…

Stevia where to buy? Is it a safe alternative to sugar?

Stevia is a sweetener about 300 times sweeter than sugar, which also has no calories. Therefore, it is very popular, especially because the demand for low-calorie products is still increasing. But is stevia a good alternative to sugar? Is the stevia sweetener safe for health?   Stevia is it safe? Steviol glycosides were suspected to…