Sugars are of two types: natural sugars and added sugars. Natural sugars are those that are found naturally in fruits and milk. These provide nutrition and help to regulate blood sugar. Added sugars include refined white sugar, brown sugar, syrups, and honey. They have little nutritional value in comparison to natural sugars and can increase the blood glucose level. If you consume sugar in a moderate quantity, it will be beneficial. However, if you consume sugar in large amounts, it can be very harmful. Experts believe that the major cause of obesity is the consumption of sugar in large amounts. Sugar consumption is also a major cause of diseases such as diabetes.
When storing sugar, protect it from moisture and store it in an airtight container. It can be used for approximately 1 year if stored properly. For easy use, store sugar in 500 ml Preserve so it is fresh for everyday use.