Sugar’s Many Names

sugar-1692214_640Sugar is a major nutrition topic for 2017.

It is everywhere, including many “healthy” and “natural” snacks. To help minimize your sugar intake, The American Academy of Family Physicians recommends checking the ingredient list on a food or drink package to look for the following added sugars:

Agave syrup

Brown sugar

Cane juice and cane syrup

Confectioners’ sugar

Corn sweetener and corn syrup

Dextrose

Fructose

Fruit juice concentrates

Glucose

Granulated white sugar

High-fructose corn syrup

Honey

Invert sugar

Lactose

Maltose

Malt syrup

Molasses

Raw sugar

Sucrose

Syrup

You can read their full guidelines here.