49 Ways Sugar Is Sneaking Into Your Diet

How To Spot Hidden Sugar

You may think you’re avoiding sugar in your diet by steering clear of the obvious offenders (like corn syrup) and the ones with “sugar” in their names. But what about all of the other sneaky ways sugar sweet-talks its way into our diets?

In light of the NY Times article on the dangers of sugar – and how the sugar industry placed the blame on fat, here’s what you need to know!

Here are 49 ways sugar is sneaking into your diet… so you can be on the lookout. Not because all sugars are bad, but because you should be informed.

49 Words For Sugar

Barley malt

Beet sugar

Brown sugar

Buttered syrup

Cane juice crystals

Cane sugar

Caramel

Corn syrup

Corn syrup solids

Confectioner’s sugar

Carob syrup

Castor sugar

Date sugar

Demerara sugar

Dextran

Dextrose

Diastatic malt

Diatase

Ethyl maltol

Fructose

Fruit juice

Fruit juice concentrate

Galactose

Glucose

Glucose solids

Golden sugar

Golden syrup

Grape sugar

High-fructose corn syrup (HFCS)

Honey

Icing sugar

Invert sugar

Lactose

Maltodextrin

Maltose

Malt syrup

Maple syrup

Molasses

Muscovado sugar

Panocha

Raw sugar

Refiner’s syrup

Rice syrup

Sorbitol

Sorghum syrup

Sucrose

Treacle

Turbinado sugar

Yellow sugar

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