Life Without White Sugar, Sea Salt And Palm Oil?
Greetings..you want to ask..what is the long-term impression if I refuse to take any sugar, sea / hill salt (except reed salt) and any flour? I still take stevia sugar and consume sweet fruits. Thank you for the answer.
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Basically for life, humans do not need the consumption of white sugar. White sugar is only used as a flavoring and does not contain any nutrients, only calories. Calories you can get from other foods that contain more nutrients such as brown rice, brown rice, whole wheat, pasta, etc. You may eliminate white sugar consumption and replace it with stevia. But you need to know that until now, research on the safety of stevia consumption is still being carried out, so that stevia consumption remains in sufficient quantities (don't overdo it).
Regarding salt, other than as a flavoring food, salt itself has a function for health. A little salt is needed as a source of sodium for the body, although sodium can still be obtained from anywhere (some types of food, including meat also contain sodium). Nevertheless, most of the salt in Indonesia is iodine-enriched salt. Iodine is a nutrient that is only needed in small amounts, but is very important and is needed so that the thyroid gland can function properly. Iodized salt is one of the main sources of iodine and is very cheap and very easy to obtain.
Reed salt or bamboo salt may be consumed by you, but just like any other food, do not consume excessively, because everything that is excessive will not be good for health. Make sure you consume other foods that contain iodine to meet your iodine needs.
Palm oil is also not a basic human nutritional requirement. Adults need less fat in the food consumed daily, but it is recommended that the fat consumed is good fat, for example fish oil, fats from fruits such as avocados, nuts, olive oil, etc.
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