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Other names for Sugar

17 Dec

Next time you do your food shopping look at the label on the products you usually buy. Watch out for sugar which some food manufacturer “hide” under different names for it. Those are:

Sugar – obvious
Sucrose – yeah can recognise
Glucose – sounds familiar
Fructose – somehow known
Corn Syrup – oh this one very bad! Cheap and vastly available.
Honey – natural but some manufacturer use corn syrup to make up bigger portions.
Molasses – probably not used that often
Sorbitol – alcohol sugar
Mannitol – alcohol sugar
Brown sugar – is what is says
Dextrose – also known as a corn sugar (ah naughty)
Levulose – aka fructose
Invert Sugar – mixture of glucose and fructose
Fruit juice concentrate – ….

The last one is shocking – Fruit juice concentrate! I only have to think on the isle in the supermarket we usually do our weekly shoping which contains drinks made of Fruit juice concentrate!!!! I am shaking my head in disbelieve…
Don’t be blind! Check before you buy!

You are welcome.

Irina

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2 Comments

Posted by on 17 December, 2012 in Health & Wellbeing

 

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2 responses to “Other names for Sugar

  1. Irina

    18 December, 2012 at 20:53

    And to add to the list:
    Turbinado sugar
    Polydextrose
    Lactose
    Natural sweeteners
    Date sugar
    Maple sugar
    Dextrin
    Maltose
    Caramel

    Wow the list is long. Wonder how many more will I discover? No hinding now…

    Irina

     

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