Macro photograph of a pile of sugar (saccharose)

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Are all sugars the same? Lately there has been a rash of TV commercials saying all sugars are the same. This is not true! Fruit has sugar that is mixed in with fiber. The package counts! The sugar by itself may be the same but dressed up in its package changes everything. The proof is in the Glycemic Index values. Raw and fake sugars usually are a 100 on this index (the highest you can go). Fruits are much lower 30 to 50 on the index. This indicates that are bodies can assimilate this type of sugar slower and the impact is less likely to cause diseases like diabetes.