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fruit-vs-candy

Nope! When the natural sugar, or fructose, is accompanied by the fiber in fruit, the combination helps slow digestion and keeps your blood sugar stable. But when it comes to candy and sweets, they’re made with refined sugar and high-fructose corn syrup. Those fly through your system, and the energy crash that follows leaves you craving more sweets. However, you have to eat fruit whole for the digestive slow-down to take effect.