Sugars, both artificial and natural, have gotten a bad reputation as of late. A diet-crazy media warns against high amounts of sucrose, which is the most common sugar, and the health effects of aspartame and other artificial sweeteners are still being debated. But what about a naturally-occurring sugar that could actually help maintain and strengthen the cells in your body?
Trehalose, according to new research by The Endowment for Medical Research in Houston, is such a sugar. Trehalose is produced from corn starch and is already established as a legitimate and safe food product in more than 40 countries, including the U.S.