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    Testing for Glucose, Sucrose, Fructose

    I have someone who is cooking for me using Paleo guidelines. Many of her sauces have a very sweet taste that make me believe some kind of liquid-form sugar is present in high quantities. Is there any over the counter test I can purchase that I could measure the actual quantity per volume of various types of sugars?

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    Maybe Glucose test strips will work? I googled your question...

    How Sweet It Is! Measuring Glucose in Your Food

    You need an adult helper, apparently.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jojohaligo View Post
    Maybe Glucose test strips will work? I googled your question...

    How Sweet It Is! Measuring Glucose in Your Food
    Glucose test strips are inadequate because they fail to find other kinds of sugar.

    I will probably settle with Benedict's solution, but would like to hear about other alternatives.

    You need an adult helper, apparently.
    I'd settle for a human being who is helpful.

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    Why not just ask?

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    Ask the person cooking for you how much sugar they use.....or tell her to not use sugar. I opt for the second. By the time you can convince a girl to give you head even when your not shaving your pubes....reducing the amount of sugar in your day to day menu should be collateral damage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neckhammer View Post
    Ask the person cooking for you how much sugar they use.....or tell her to not use sugar. I opt for the second.
    Of course I asked her to not use sugar. She insists she did not use sugar. I simply would like to have a food test around to test random foods.

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    oh god, I am dying laughing here...
    Female, age 51, 5' 9"
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    Met my 2012 goals by losing 24 pounds.
    2013 goals are to get fit and strong!

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    she says "no", but you think she is lying? are you snooping through her email and phone too?

    after eating this way for awhile, you're much more sensitive to the natural sweetness of foods.
    As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.

    Ernest Hemingway

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    Quote Originally Posted by noodletoy View Post
    she says "no", but you think she is lying? are you snooping through her email and phone too?

    after eating this way for awhile, you're much more sensitive to the natural sweetness of foods.
    You have to understand a lot about nutrition to understand what foods metabolize to glucose rapidly. I think she doesn't understand enough to trust her answer.

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    lololol this is great

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