, social magazine

Gummi bears on the joints? Myth with a great deal of sugar

Gummy bears are a popular treat to both children and adults. Especially popular are then among individuals who enjoy the health of your joints. Coloured Bears is said to have miraculous effects on the protective lining of the joint. But the truth is somewhat different.

Gelatin on the joints

The term gelatin hiding animal protein. In addition to food and cosmetics, these proteins are also used in medical fields. Gelatin fact helps in various diseases of joints and bones. An example could be osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or osteoporosis, called osteoporosis. Some individuals also use gelatin to improve the quality of hair and nails, may be helpful in weight reduction or recovery from physical capacity. And what a miraculous force behind this animal protein? The secret is collagen, which is contained in gelatin. It is used as a basic building block of joints and bones.

Poor Teddy Bears

Without fat, lower in calories, plus the miraculous gelatin. Gummi bears at first glance may seem like a healthier option other confectionery products. The opposite is true.

The language of numbers is very clear:
The average is 17 to 18 servings rubber bears. The amount contained approximately 22 grams of sugar, which is about five and a half teaspoon of white sugar. According to medical recommendations while women should not be consumed more than 6 teaspoons and men no more than 9 teaspoons of sugar a day. Excessive intake of sugar increases the risk of obesity and cardiovascular disease.
The same amount of rubber medvidku contains only 2-3 g of protein, which is contained in gelatin as well. This amount accounts for around five percent of the recommended daily allowance of protein. If we wanted to benefit their joints and bones, we would have to consume a much larger dose of colorful rubber delicacies. With a larger dose of teddy bears into the body but deliver a much larger amount of sugar.
Common serving teddy bears also contains virtually no minerals and vitamins. Gummi bears so definitely not be included in the regular diet. Their effects on the health of joints and bones are minimal. However, if you indulge once in a while, nothing happens.

Beware of "healthy" option

Hit the current food products are sugar free. Virtually every food and has a "healthier" alternative. So it is in the case of rubber bears. Eating large amounts of sugar-free gum teddy bears, however, brings frequent medical complications. These include gastrointestinal problems as bloating, diarrhea and pain abdomen. Even if the rubber medvídků true the old adage "everything in moderation". If you want to benefit your joints, rather seek another source of gelatin. While you can choose from dietary supplements and natural resources.

Author of the article:
Jakub Holešovský
Expert guarantor article:
MD. George Náhlovský
Source: U lékař

Like FiftyFifty article:

All articles 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 on