The Many Names of Sugar

Be sure to scan the ingredient list of a food label before you buy! If you see any of the following terms listed, then sugar has been added to the product in one form or another. If this seems like a daunting task, start with just eliminating any food products where sugar shows up within the first five ingredients.

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Agave nectar
Agave syrup
Barley malt
Beet sugar
Brown rice syrup
Brown sugar
Buttered syrup
Cane sugar
Cane juice
Cane juice crystals
Carob syrup
Confectioner’s sugar
Corn sweetener
Corn syrup
Corn syrup solids
Crystalized fructose
Date sugar
Dehydrated cane juice
Dextran, Dextrin, Dextrose
Diatase, Diastatic malt
Evaporated cane juice
Fructose
Fruit juice, Fruit juice concentrate
Galactose
Glucose, Glucose solids
Golden sugar
Golden syrup
Grape sugar
Grape juice concentrate
High fructose corn syrup (HFCS)
Honey
Invert sugar
Isomalt
Lactose
Levulose
Malt
Maltodextrin
Maltose
Maple syrup
Molasses
Powdered sugar
Rapadura
Raw honey
Raw sugar
Refiner’s syrup
Rice syrup
Saccharose
Sorghum syrup
Sucanat
Sucrose
Sugar
Treacle
Turbinado sugar
Yellow sugar
Xylose

 

 

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