Sugar is added to most packaged food. Learning the various names for natural, processed sugars, will help you know what to look for when you read food labels. The list identifies natural sugars. Natural sugars are derived from food, rather than chemicals.
32 TYPES OF ADDED NATURAL SUGAR IN PACKAGED FOOD
Agave Syrup, Beet Sugar, Brown Rice Syrup, Brown Sugar, Cane Juice, Confectioner’s Sugar, Coconut Sugar, Corn Syrup, Corn Syrup Solids, Date Sugar, Dextrose, Dehydrated Cane Juice, Evaporated Cane Juice, Fruit Juice Concentrate, Fructose, Honey, Lactose, Malted Barley Syrup, Maltose Syrup, Maple Syrup, Molasses, Palm Sugar, Raw Honey, Sorbitol, Sorghum Syrup, Stevia, Sucrose, Succanat, Turbinado Sugar (aka Raw Sugar), Xylitol.
If you think that added natural sugar makes you addicted, i.e., you can’t stop eating even if you’re full, then it might be a good idea to cut back, or cut out eating foods that contain added natural sugar. Lowering or eliminating added sugar reduces calories, and will you help you maintain a healthy weight.
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