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Sugar By Mackenzie Bolland 11P Miss White Sugar, a fatty tastes substance that is now in all are foods at a high level. We know that when we eat it, its makes are foods taste better, but also at the same time. But what do we really know about it. What do we really know about what it does to our body, and our lifestyle? Many people argue that’s with the increase sugar intake we are now taking, is leading the increase in lifestyle disease’s epidemic. I believe this statement is true, with the...

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No Sugar

the Aboriginals have been fighting for the survival of their culture. The Aboriginals haven been take in and dominated to bring them in line with an idealistic European society. These themes have been put forward by Jack Davis in his stage play, No Sugar, the story of an Aboriginal family's fight for survival during the Great Depression years. Admittedly Davis utilises his characters to confront the audience and take them out of their comfort zone, showing them the reality of Aboriginal treatment....

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History of Sugar

The Production and Consumption of Sugar The production of sugar has shaped our world throughout the centuries. From its humble beginning, to its royal induction it has now made a household name as a necessity. It has changed our society into sugar addicts with a never ending urge for sweetness. Production of this craving has lead to an over abundant consumption. Consumption so great that is has defined humans through culture and history. The journey has marked the path of this once less then...

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Sugar Subsidy

Sugar subsidy is a very sensitive issue among Malaysian nowadays. Some believe that the sugar subsidy give a lot of benefit to them. Since, they are enjoying the cheaper price of sugar without thinking about the consequences especially their health. Therefore, government should cut sugar subsidy to promote healthy living, to curb wastage, and to develop our country. Our government should end sugar subsidy to promote healthy living to all Malaysian. According to Datuk Tan Lien Hoe, the Domestic...

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Modernization of Sugar

Modernization from Consumption of Sugar According to Wikipedia, “modernity” is defined as a post-traditional period that is marked by the move from feudalism towards capitalism and industrialism. From the sixteenth century through the nineteenth century, many countries and economies progressed towards a more modern environment. Many factors contributed to the push for modernity; however, the sugar industry exhibited major influence throughout the world. Once sugar cane was established in the Caribbean...

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Sugar Trade

Many things helped drive the sugar trade. Demand, slavery, and climate played a major role in the driving of the sugar trade. Demand was greatly increasing throughout the years. The climate of the caribbean islands where cane sugar was grown. Slavery provided “free” work to produce sugar which in turn increased profits for the farmers. In England, sugar was not shipped there until the year 1317. But once the sugar was becoming a popular import, it boomed. Sugar consumption and import grew tremendously...

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Sugar and Health

Sugar taps into a powerful human preference for sweet taste, says Marcia Pelchat, PhD, a scientist at the Monell Chemical Senses Center, a basic research institute in Philadelphia. “We’re born to like sugar,” she says. Sugar is sucrose, a molecule composed of 12 atoms of carbon, 22 atoms of hydrogen, and 11 atoms of oxygen. Like all compounds made from these three elements, sugar is a carbohydrate. It’s found naturally in most plants, but especially in sugarcane and sugar beets. The...

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Sugar Fermentation

An observation was made on whether or not the sugars, fructose and ribose would be fermented in yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae). By looking at the chemical structures of these sugars given in (Figure 1), we looked for anything that might determine the metabolization of these sugars. An equal 6mL (milliliter) sample of 2.5% fructose and yeast suspension was pipetted into a fermentation tube. The same procedure above was performed with the sugar ribose which has a concentration of 2.5% as well...

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Sugar Trade

2 What drove the sugar trade? “Give me some sugar!” When most people hear that phrase, it usually means someone wants a kiss. But in the late 1600s and early 1700s, people want to plant sugar. True, it started some 9000 years ago in New Guinea, but it took a while before the rest of the world caught on. During this time, there was a movement called the sugar trade. Although there were many forces driving the sugar trade, what mainly drove it were the ideal land masses for sugar production, the amount...

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Sugar Production

Sugar was not only a stimulant to consumers but also for anyone else in the production of it, more and more sugar was being demanded, perhaps because of it accessibility or the money that came out of it. If it weren’t for producers, consumers, and entrepreneurs sugar production would not have been one of the biggest productions of a crop in the world. The organization of sugar met the needs of producers, because sugar production was profitable and did not consist of many owners; it met the needs...

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