RECIPES

ERYTHRITOL AND INULIN

We believe it is very important to know the ingredients you are consuming in the food that you eat – especially foods that you eat on a daily basis or food you eat often. For a lot of you, our products are a favorite sweet treat for you and your family. We would like to inform you on some of the ingredients that make up our delicious products. Our ingredients work together to make gluten free products, sugar free products, etc. One of our ingredients, erythritol is a sugar alcohol that is used as a food additive. It is sixty to seventy percent as sweet as table sugar, however it only has 0.2 kilocarlories per gram – that is practically no calories at all. The United States, for instance, lab

THE SCOOP ON CARBOHYDRATES

If you hang out with people trying to lose weight, you will hear about carbohydrates all day long and how they are trying to stay away from carbohydrates as much as they can. Biologically, carbohydrates are macromolecules that are made up of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. The term “carbohydrate” is a synonym of saccharides. There are four different groups of them: monosaccharides, disaccharides, oligosaccharides, and polysaccharides. Carbohydrates perform a number of tasks in living organisms. To start, polysaccharides store energy. All of the different types of saccarides work together to perform various roles in the immune system, fertilization, preventing pathogenesis, blood clotting, and