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Is Honey the Same as Sugar?

Author: 
Kappico, Jenifer
Asuka Suzuki
Hongu, Nobuko
Publication Date: 
September 2012
Publication Number: 
AZ1577
Pages: 
4 pp.
Abstract or Description: 
Both honey and sugar are carbohydrate, calorie-dense sweeteners. This article reviews similarities and differences of honey and sugar, then, answers the popular questions: 'Is honey a healthier alternative to sugar?' and 'What are cooking tips when substituting honey for sugar in recipes?'. We introduce a simple tasty recipe substituting honey for sugar.
Language: 
English
Publisher: 
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Contributor: 
Nutritional Sciences
Keyword: 
honey
sugar
carbohydrate
glucose
Glycemic Index
Recipe
Type: 
Text
Subject Category: 
Consumer Education
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