Let’s face it, food marketers are smart! By now you’ve probably heard that sugar is responsible for making you fat, and too much sugar leads to preventable diseases caused from constant low-level inflammation throughout the body. When you see the word “sugar” listed as one of the main ingredients in an item, you may take pause before deciding whether to purchase that item. Food marketers know this and have become extremely crafty in their tactics.
(Read more on the health dangers of low-level inflammation here)
There are numerous names for sugar, and not all sugar is created equal. Some are more detrimental to health than others, specifically those sugars that are refined. Any nutritional value that may have been present has been stripped.
Here is a listing of my top 10 sugar synonyms to avoid.
10 Sugar Synonyms to Avoid:
- High Fructose Corn Syrup
- Corn Sugar
- Dehydrated Cane Juice
- Evaporated Cane Juice
- Sugar in the Raw
- Cane Juice
- Confectioners Sugar
- Brown Sugar
On the other hand, there are some sugars that, while in very low doses, are less harmful. You can read about my 5 Healthier Sugar options here.
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