This post first appeared on Second Nature - nutrition. READ ORIGINAL ARTICLE HERE
Baking can be extremely therapeutic to do alone or a fun activity to do with family members or children. With the current environment where the majority of us are finding ourselves with more time at home, it can be a great opportunity to practise our baking skills.
Traditional baking recipes for sweet treats tend to contain a large amount of added sugar. This is completely fine if we’re searching for an occasional treat to make or maybe even a celebration bake, like a birthday cake.
However, regularly eating baked goods that are high in added sugar can have negative effects on our health. On top of this, evidence suggests that a lower carbohydrate diet is the most effective to improve our health and lose weight. As sugar is a form