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Sugar Demystified

At its simplest, sugar is a carbohydrate that is present in every fruit and vegetable. Plants make sugar through photosynthesis and then store it as food. In the United States, common white sugar or sucrose comes from sugar cane and sugar beets. One teaspoon of sugar has 15 calories.

In the kitchen, sugar plays a necessary and complex role especially when we cook and bake.

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