Other Names for Sugar – Hidden Sources of Sugar

Dan DeFigioNutrition Advice, Sugar Addiction3 Comments

other names for sugar - hidden sources of sugar

Learning other names for sugar can help you stay away from sugar in its many forms. Sugar comes in many different names. Cutting back on how much sugar you eat isn’t easy if you’re not aware of how sugars can be disguised on the list of ingredients. It’s hard enough to stay sugar-free even when you know what you’re trying to avoid! Below are some hidden sources of sugar.

Other names for sugar:

Agave nectar
Agave syrup
Barley malt
Beet sugar
Brown rice solids
Brown sugar
Buttered syrup
Cane juice
Cane juice crystals
Cane sugar
Carob syrup
Confectioners’ sugar
Corn sugar
Corn sweetener
Corn syrup
Corn syrup solids
Crystalized fructose
Date sugar
Dextran
Dextrose
Diastase
Diastatic malt
Evaporated cane juice
Fructose
Fruit juice
Fruit juice concentrate
Glucose
Glucose solids
Golden sugar
Golden syrup
Grape juice concentrate
Grape sugar
High fructose corn syrup
Honey
Invert sugar
Lactose
Malt
Maltodextrin
Maltose
Maple syrup
Molasses
Raw sugar
Refiners’ syrup
Sorghum syrup
Sucanat
Sucrose
Turbinado sugar

When seeking out hidden sugar, don’t forget to examine foods that are generally considered “healthy.” Though fruit juice, protein bars, and granola have more nutrients than empty-calorie junk food, if you look at the nutrition facts you’ll find that most of them are laden with sugars. The fact that a food contains vitamins and antioxidants doesn’t make it sugar-free! Stay on the lookout for other names for sugar.


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The infographic below is reposted from http://www.appforhealth.com:

other names for sugar

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