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  Sugar - OLPC
Sugar is the core of the OLPC Human Interface.
Its goal is to turn the Laptop into a fun, easy to use, social experience that promotes sharing and learning.
These are bugs in sugar which are already triaged, with good instructions on how to fix them in most cases, and can be fixed with the LiveCD.
wiki.laptop.org /go/Sugar   (190 words)

  Sugar & Artificial Sweeteners - Ask the Dietitian
There are naturally occurring sugars in fruits and dairy products and there are added sugars (white, brown or powdered sugar as well as corn syrup solids) in many processed foods.
The sugar content of these powder mixes is about the same as carbonated beverages (9 teaspoons of sugar per 12-ounce beverage).
Sorbitol and mannitol are sugars derived from alcohol.
www.dietitian.com /sugar.html   (2293 words)

  Sugar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The prefix "glyco-" indicates the presence of a sugar in an otherwise non-carbohydrate substance.
While sugar cane would not grow in northern Europe, sugar could be extracted from certain beets and these began to be widely cultivated around 1801, after the British control of the seas during the Napoleonic wars isolated mainland Europe from the Caribbean.
Sugar mill construction is the missing link of the technological skills needed for the Industrial Revolution that is recognized as beginning in the first part of the 1600s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sugar   (4322 words)

 Sugars - joyofbaking.com
Sugar cane, which was the first source of sugar, is a perennial grass that originated in Asia but is now grown in tropical and subtropical areas.
White sugar is a refined sugar derived from sugar cane and sugar beets.
Invert sugar is mainly used for commercial purposes and is produced by heating cane or beet sugar with a small amount of acid, such as tartaric acid.
www.joyofbaking.com /sugar.html   (1400 words)

Sugar suppresses the immune system by causing the pancreas to secrete abnormally large quantities of insulin, which is required to break it down.
Sugar also depletes the body of potassium and magnesium, which are required for proper cardiac function, and is therefore a major factor in heart disease.
Sugar consumption in the USA is so high that it has also caused a social problem through its deleterious effects on behaviour, especially in children, who are displaying increasingly severe behavioral disorders and learning disabilities.
www.hps-online.com /foodprof1.htm   (789 words)

 Sugar Association
Sugar-and carbohydrates in general-are converted to blood glucose, the fundamental fuel needed by the brain.
Sugar dries the wound thus preventing the growth of bacteria.
Sugar increases the useful life of jams and jellies by binding the water needed by mold and yeast for growth.
www.sugar.org /consumers/15_calories.asp?id=47   (221 words)

 FAQ's - General Questions   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sugar is used as a preservative, as is the case in jams and jellies, where sugar inhibits the growth of microorganisms.
Sugar occurs in the greatest quantities in sugar cane and sugar beets, which are used to produce sugar commercially.
During the refining process, the natural sugar that is stored in the cane stalk or beet root is separated from the rest of the plant material, to produce pure sugar.
www.sugar.ca /faqGen.htm   (2136 words)

Unlike the simple sugar glucose that quickly enters the bloodstream, fructose sugar has to go to the liver before it is released into the bloodstream and carried to the body's cells.
Sugar mixed with water provides more calories and put on more body fat than the same amount of table sugar taken dry by the spoonful because the quick rise in blood sugar causes an insulin burst, which makes the liver respond by turning the excess sugar into fats.
Studies of the effects of sugar on children's behavior are as wildly contradictory as a sugar-crazed four-year-old after a birthday party, but the general consensus is that some children and adults are sugar-sensitive, meaning their behavior, attention span, and learning ability deteriorate in proportion to the amount of junk sugar they consume.
www.askdrsears.com /html/4/T045000.asp   (7123 words)

 Sugar - Glossary
A monosaccharide sugar originating in plants and used in animals to carry energy throughout the body, just as sucrose is the main carrier of energy throughout the plant.
The term granulated sugar, meaning "sugar in granules" is often used to describe ordinary table sugar as it is most commonly used in the household and in industry.
When the juices extracted from sugar cane or sugar beet are boiled down to a lower volume, the removal of water facilitates the separation of sugar in crystalline form.
www.irish-sugar.ie /noframes/nf-pages/nf-gloss/nf-gloss.htm   (2141 words)

 The Sydney University Giant Air Shower Recorder
This feature of the SUGAR array meant that, while obtaining important information about the number of muons in cosmic showers, it was difficult to perform an absolute energy calibration of the showers to compare to other experiments.
Another topic of interest that was studied with the SUGAR data was the possibility of correlating an excess of activity in the direction of certain X-ray binary sources in the southern hemisphere.
With colleagues from the University of Adelaide, evidence for such a correlation of cosmic-rays with the period from the X-ray binaries was observed.
www.physics.usyd.edu.au /hienergy/sugar.html   (987 words)

Consequently, the plantation system and the sugar refining industry, rather than the harvesting of spices and silk production, were destined to shape the economy and society of Brazil and the West Indies.
Since sugar cane had been introduced to Madeira and the Canaries after their colonization during the last half of the fifteenth century, the techniques of sugar production, exploitation of labor, and economic organization developed on these islands were easily exported to the new world.
Although sugar cane was reputedly first planted in Brazil in 1516, it was apparently done as much for strategic as economic reasons, because the European powers were struggling for legal and economic claims to territory in the Americas.
www.bell.lib.umn.edu /Products/sugar.html   (1274 words)

 Sugar In The Raw: FAQs
By contrast, white sugar is obtained by refining the sugar cane crystals to remove all the sugar cane juice flavor (and with that, all of the nutrients).
Sugar In The Raw is metabolized in the body in the same manner as regular sugar.
Sugar In The Raw is a Premium Hawaiian turbinado sugar made from all natural cane grown in limited quantities on the island of Maui.
www.sugarintheraw.com /html/faqs/index.html   (640 words)

 ERS/USDA Briefing Room - Sugar and Sweeteners
European Union-25 Sugar Policy assesses recent changes in European Union (EU) sugar policy, which will be implemented in July 2006 and include a price reduction of 36 percent to be phased in by the 2009/10 marketing year.
Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook, which is published in January, May, and September, provide an update of current market and policy developments and their impacts on the sugar and corn sweetener industries.
USDA’s Sugar Program Response in FY 2005 to Weather Disasters examines how USDA responded to the disabling of cane refineries in Louisiana due to Hurricane Katrina and to the poor early sugar beet harvest in the Red River Valley in the Upper Midwest.
www.ers.usda.gov /briefing/sugar   (449 words)

 Kitchen Dictionary: sugar
Sugar cane and sugar beets are the common sources of this pentiful sweetener, which also lends tenderness to doughs, stability to mixtures, browning properties to baked goods and perservative qualities in large quantities.
Granulated or white sugar is the common form, though superfine (known as castor) dissolves better in baking.
Brown sugar is simply white sugar combined with molasses, not be be confused with raw sugar, the residue left after sugarcane has been processed ro remove the molasses and refine the sugar crystals.
www.recipezaar.com /library/getentry.zsp?id=139   (207 words)

 Do you know these crazy facts about sugar? Know more----
We're born with a natural taste for sweetness, and a little wholesome sugar is good for the soul.
This revolutionized the sugar business, greatly improving upon the crude wooden barrels from which sugar was originally scooped for customers.
Sugar is used in leather tanning, printers' inks and dyes and even in textile sizing and finishing
www.sugarindia.com /sugartrivia.htm   (289 words)

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Sugar upsets the mineral relationships in your body: causes chromium and copper deficiencies and interferes with absorption of calcium and magnesium.
Sugar feeds cancer cells and has been connected with the development of cancer of the breast, ovaries, prostate, rectum, pancreas, biliary tract, lung, gallbladder and stomach.
Sugar is enemy #1 of your bowel movement.
www.mercola.com /article/sugar/dangers_of_sugar.htm   (2006 words)

Sugar is identified as sugar or sucrose which is a simple carbohydrate derived from sugar cane and sugar beets.
Sugar can be found on the food label under total carbohydrate.
Sugar is also added to foods in forms such as sucrose and corn syrup.
www.co.mohave.az.us /WIC/sugar.htm   (1429 words)

Sugar is a sweet, crystalline carbohydrate typically extracted from sugar cane and sugar beets.
Refined sugars enter the bloodstream very rapidly, causing and contributing to health problems and creating the ideal conditions for the development of an addiction.
Sugar in EVERYTHING (even soups and vegetables) makes it very hard to stop totally but what I remember most about William Duffy's comments were the similarity to cocaine use when sugar was first introduced -- the first sugar users brought it to parties and it was a great specialty.
www.livrite.com /sugar1.htm   (1324 words)

 Sugar (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sugar was an alternative rock band of the early 1990s led by former Hüsker Dü vocalist/guitarist Bob Mould.
Mould envisioned Sugar as a similar musical venture to Hüsker Dü except with him writing all the songs and calling all the shots.
In 1992, the band released the album Copper Blue, which was named NME's Album of the Year.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sugar_(band)   (244 words)

For years, medical professionals assumed that sugars (simple carbohydrates) found in honey, candy and other sweets would raise your blood sugar faster and higher than fruits, vegetables or foods containing starches (complex carbohydrates).All carbohydrates affect blood glucose in about the same way.
Exercise caution with regard to candy labeled "sugar-free." The sweetening agents (sorbitol, invert sugar, fructose, dextrose) in sugar-free candy still contain calories and must be counted as part of your meal plan.
Another problem is that some people are sensitive to sugar alcohol - a type of low-calorie sweetener used in some sugar-free candy - and may experience gas, bloating and diarrhea if their sugar intake exceeds 75 calories per day.
sutterheartinstitute.org /prevention/sugar.html   (327 words)

 Sugar Bush Squirrel-The Superstar Squirrel- Supermodel & Military Mascot
Sugar Bush just happened to have her cell phone handy and snapped a shot of the UFO and all of the scienctific community is shocked at what they saw on the photograph.
Sugar Bush likes both teams and said she felt they both played exceptionally well and thought the game was exciting all the way to the end.
Sugar Bush Squirrel, as anchor of the number one squirrel news station, will be keeping you informed with the latest up-to-the-minute breaking news stories and other tid bits of news, sports, and weather, as well as celebrity and human interest reports, as they come across her desk.
www.sugarbushsquirrel.com   (5961 words)

 Sugar information
Their crystal sizes differ and each type of sugar provides a different set of characteristics suited for a specific job.
Coarse sugar has a crystal size larger than that of "regular" sugar, and is processed from sugar liquor.
Brown sugar is a soft textured sugar made with a combination of white sugar and molasses.
www.drinksmixer.com /desc605.html   (299 words)

 Cook's Thesaurus: Sugar
Superfine sugar = ultrafine sugar = bar sugar = instant dissolving sugar = berry sugar = castor sugar = caster sugar dissolves more quickly, and is recommended for sweetening beverages, and for making meringues, cakes, soufflés, and mousses.
Both beet and cane sugars are 99.95% sucrose, but many bakers claim that the remaining.05% of trace minerals and proteins makes a difference, and that cane sugar performs better.
Some cane sugar is processed using a by-product of animal bones, so some vegetarians prefer beet sugar to cane.
www.foodsubs.com /Sweeten.html   (1448 words)

Hiking and biking trails intertwine throughout the Village of Sugar Mountain and are open and free of charge from dawn until dusk.
The Showdown at Sugar National Mountain Bike Series competition sponsored by the Village of Sugar Mountain Tourism Development Authority will be held at Sugar Mountain Resort July 26-29th.
Sugar Mountain Resort is located in Avery County, North Carolina with 115 acres of ski and snowboard terrain and the
www.skisugar.com   (272 words)

 Sugar Babies - Candy you ate as a kid®
So all of a sudden me and my brother look at the same time and saw the sugar babies and they were like on the opposite end of the store, he ran down one aisle and I ran down another, we got there at the same time and collided like something out of a cartoon.
The Sugar Baby is a 1935 spin-off from the success of the Sugar Daddy made by the Welch Company.
Sugar Daddy are still available but the Sugar Mamas (chocolate covered Sugar Daddies) were discontinued in the 80s.
oldtimecandy.com /sugar-baby.htm   (480 words)

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