Sugar History Cure, sugar became food. Before the Greeks and Romans, Egyptians and Phoenicians used the syrup sugarcane in medicine. In Europe, sugar was introduced in the 12th century by the major browsers. It was sold in pharmacies as a valuable medicine or as a luxury product reserved for the upper classes.
In the late 19th century, sugar is produced in large quantities. Consumption constantly increasing and it becomes a common and diverse food.
The Proverbs handed down from generation to generation. They are part of the culture oral,colloquialisms and common. Formulas are simple and easy to remember.
Some proverbs spread the link between diet and health:
"You are what you eat"
"An apple a day keeps the doctor away"
"Who eats an apple everyday lives 100 years"
"Who drinks water in the morning, the doctor makes lunch"
"Cabbage is the medicine of the poor"
"Eating carrots brightens the complexion"
"Garlic is to health what fragrance is to a rose"
"After the soup: a glass of wine, much less in the pocket of the physician"
"Celery makes its strength old husband".