Health Tip: Hidden Sugar?

By Mike Ross


Think you’re avoiding sugar? Chances are many people underestimate the amount of sugars they take in. This can cause problems with a wide range of people from athletes trying to shed a few pounds to diabetics monitoring their blood sugar. The list below includes the 27 types of sugar including the healthy ones. Even healthy sugars can lead to problems. Food for thought.

Sugars (does not include sugar alcohols)

Corn Sweetener

Corn Syrup

Corn Syrup Solids

Dehydrated Can Juice

Dextrin

Dextrose

Fructose

Fruit Juice Concentrate

Glucose

High Fructose Corn Syrup

Honey

Inverted Sugar

Lactose

Maltodextrin

Maltose

Malt Syrup

Maple Syrup

Molasses

Raw Sugar

Rice Syrup

Saccharose

Sorghum

Sucrose

Syrup

Trehalose

Turbinado Sugar

Xylose

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