What Does Sugar Actually Do To Your Body?

Eat less sugar; you are sweet enough already. The video explains how the body processes glucose and fructose, then highlights the differences and results of both. It also includes suggestions for staying healthy. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners keep a food journal for one day and analyze the amount of glucose and fructose they are consuming
  • Research if the fructose in fruit is processed the same way high fructose corn syrup is in the body
Classroom Considerations

  • Comment moderation is not turned on
  • The eighth video in a series of 11
Pros

  • Presents current scientific research
  • Includes clear and understandable graphics
Cons

  • None