sugar vs salt

sugar

Definitions

noun

  1. a white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative
  2. an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain
  3. informal terms for money

verb

  1. sweeten with sugar

Examples

Metformin and sulfonylurea drugs -- the latter a class of diabetes drugs including glyburide, glipizide, chlorpropamide, tolbutamide and tolazamide -- are often among the first medications prescribed to lower blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes.

Does the plain, unsugared doughy type bagel look alike surpass the overly decorated with hundreds and thousands and pumped full of sweet chemicals with optional coating of chocolate (half dipped) Tescos Express doughnut win every time?

The best philosophy is to change your food habits to a low-sugar, high-fibre diet.

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SALT

Definitions

noun

  1. negotiations between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics opened in 1969 in Helsinki designed to limit both countries' stock of nuclear weapons

Examples

Season with a pinch of salt and pepper.

Add white soy sauce and milk, season with salt and pepper to taste and bring to a simmer.

Fly fishers in the salt water environment need something entirely different to their freshwater counterpart on the chalk stream, as does the angler who fishes big reservoirs.

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