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    Sugar is a term for a class of edible crystalline carbohydrates, mainly sucrose, lactose, and fructose characterized by a sweet flavor. In food, sugar almost exclusively refers to sucrose, which primarily comes from sugar cane and sugar beet. Other sugars are used in industrial food preparation, but are usually known by more specific names—glucose, fructose or fruit sugar, high fructose corn syrup, etc. Sugar is the most simplest form of carbohydrates which serves as a source of quick energy. Usually carbohydrates are stored into glycogens from where the body utilizes the stored carbohydrates for burning fuels in the body during the course of day to day activities. Sugar in beneficial because it is not accumulated as fat in the body. If you consume sugar, it will give you energy and will be utilized when you will carry out any activity. It will only accumulate as fat if it is not burned as energy. Sugar makes the food tasty, gives quick energy and is necessary for the proper development of body organs. However it shouldn't be consumed excessively otherwise it may cause diabetes and obesity.