Proverbs 27:7 - One who is full loathes honey from the comb, but to the hungry even what is bitter tastes sweet.
You’re sitting in a booth at your favorite restaurant when your waitress asks you if you’d like some coffee. “Yes,” you say as she pours you a cup of decaf coffee.
Now comes a question: You look over to the small, clear plastic box that’s sitting on your table next to the window and you ask yourself, “Should I use sugar or a substitute?”
For years people have been debating the advantages and disadvantages of these two choices. Too much sugar and you might develop diabetes, but too much artificial sweetener can also be detrimental to your health.
Let’s do a little of our own research and see if you will use one lump or two; or, one packet or two.
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Now that you’ve gotten a little bit more information on whether sugar or a substitute is better and which choice is the best for you, consider the verse above. It’s important to realize that consuming too much of a sweetener can cause your body to loathe it. So as they say, “Do everything with moderation.”
Karen Dalske is a freelance writer, public speaker, is active in her church and writes her blogs out of her own experiences of pain, illness and loss.