Sugar By Any Other Name

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Confused by some of the names that appear on food labels? Some of those names are alternate names for sugar, and if we don’t know that, we could be eating far more sugar than we intend.

Here is a list of alternative names for sugar.

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[column]Agave Nectar[/column]
[column]Barley Malt[/column]
[column]Beet Sugar[/column]
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[column]Brown Sugar[/column]
[column]Buttered Syrup[/column]
[column]Cane Crystals[/column]
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[column]Cane Juice[/column]
[column]Crystal Cane Sugar[/column]
[column]Caramel[/column]
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[column]Carob Syrup[/column]
[column]Castor Sugar[/column]
[column]Confectioner’s Sugar[/column]
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[column]Corn Sweetener[/column]
[column]Corn Syrup[/column]
[column]Corn Syrup Solids[/column]
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[column]Crystalline Fructose[/column]
[column]Date Sugar[/column]
[column]Demerara Sugar[/column]
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[column]Dextran[/column]
[column]Dextrose[/column]
[column]Diastatic Malt[/column]
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[column]Diatase[/column]
[column]Ethyl Maltol[/column]
[column]Evaporated Cane Juice Fructose[/column]
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[column]Fruit Juice[/column]
[column]Fruit Juice Concentrates[/column]
[column]Galactose[/column]
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[column]Glucose[/column]
[column]Glucose Solids[/column]
[column]Golden Sugar[/column]
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[column]Golden Syrup[/column]
[column]Granulated Sugar[/column]
[column]Grape Sugar[/column]
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[column]High-Fructose Corn Syrup[/column]
[column]Honey[/column]
[column]Icing Sugar[/column]
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[column]Invert Sugar[/column]
[column]Lactose[/column]
[column]Malt Syrup[/column]
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[column]Maltodextrin[/column]
[column]Maltose[/column]
[column]Maple Syrup[/column]
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[column]Molasses[/column]
[column]Muscovado Sugar[/column]
[column]Raw Sugar Refiner’s Syrup[/column]
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[column]Rice Syrup[/column]
[column]Sorghum Syrup Sucrose[/column]
[column]Syrup[/column]
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[column]Treacle[/column]
[column]Turbinado Sugar[/column]
[column]Yellow Sugar[/column]
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