1,988 total votes
Sugar

Sugar

Sugar is the generalized name for sweet, short-chain, soluble carbohydrates, many of which are used in food. They are carbohydrates, composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. There are various types of sugar derived from different sources. Simple sugars are called monosaccharides and include glucose, fructose and galactose. The table or granulated sugar most customarily used as food is sucrose, a disaccharide. Other disaccharides include maltose and lactose. Longer chains of sugars are called oligosaccharides. Chemically-different substances may also have a sweet taste, but are not classified as sugars. Some are used as lower-calorie food substitutes for sugar described as artificial s ... more on Wikipedia

Sugar is ranked on...

#7 of 36 The Best Things to Put in a Crepe 8.2k votes List of the best things to put in a crepe, ranked by chefs, cooks, and crepe lovers from all over the world. Crepes are one ...
#29 of 109 The Worst Things to Get in Your Trick-or-Treat Bag 21.0k votes What is the worst Halloween candy ever? Oh, the choices are seemingly endless: Whether it's that creepy older lady down the ...
#14 of 22 What Are You Giving Up for Lent This Year? 1.5k votes It's funny to ask "what is the best thing to give up for Lent", because for many of us the best thing to give up f...
#10 of 44 The Best Survival Foods 4.1k votes List of the best survival foods, as ranked by doomsday preppers and food lovers. A catastrophic emergency can happen at any ...
#40 of 68 The Best Gluten Free Foods 614 votes Gluten free foods list. Gluten foods are everywhere, but this gluten free list will help you stay healthy despite being glut...
#11 of 152 The Top Kitchen Cupboard Essentials 3.2k votes The items essential to a kitchen cupboard include spices, baking necessities, emergency supplies and everything in between. ...
#8 of 57 People who voted for Sugar... People under 30 are 2x more likely to vote for this also upvote Toy Story Franchise on The Best Animated Films Ever The Very Best Kinds of Donuts 43.7k votes The best donut flavors in the world range from simple staples like glazed and maple to new donut favorites like red velvet a...
The Most Historically Important Foodstuffs 36.3k views Human history is built on food. Just about any social occasion or backroom deal, no matter how small, has had some kind of f...
15 Times in History That Foods Started a War 9.8k views Ever said to yourself, "I would kill for a sandwich right now"? Well, historically you're not alone. Throughout hi...
Products That Most People Don't Realize Have Animal Byproducts In Them 14.3k views Unless you pay super close attention to every ingredient included in everything you use or consume, it's likely that yo...
Pumpkin Recipes | AriannaLA's Pumpkin-Chocolate Chip Muffins 5.7k views Halloween recipe or Thanksgiving recipe for pumpkin-chocolate chip muffins. This is my "secret recipe" for the ver...
Pumpkin Recipes | Ginger Pumpkin Souffle 5.0k views Sweet souffle recipe I found. This recipe for Pumpkin-Ginger Souffle will really impress people. Anyone can make an ordinary...