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Tip: Watch for Sneaky Sugar

Posted by on Feb. 6, 2013 at 5:17 PM
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Be a sugar sleuth and know how to ID sneaky names that food manufacturers use for added sugar. Words with “-oses” generally mean added sugars: sucrose, glucose, galactose, maltose, dextrose and fructose are all sugars.

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner

by on Feb. 6, 2013 at 5:17 PM
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mp3mom
by on Feb. 6, 2013 at 5:38 PM

Yes, good tip.

Quoting MamaMandee:

              

Be a sugar sleuth and know how to ID sneaky names that food manufacturers use for added sugar. Words with “-oses” generally mean added sugars: sucrose, glucose, galactose, maltose, dextrose and fructose are all sugars.

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner


mypbandj
by Jen on Feb. 6, 2013 at 7:26 PM
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check your labels! 4 grams of sugar = 1 teaspoon. You'd be suprised how much sugar you are eating all day long. 

darbyakeep45
by Darby on Feb. 7, 2013 at 6:15 AM

Good post!

Krysden
by Platinum Member on Feb. 7, 2013 at 12:36 PM

indeed

Kmakksmom
by on Feb. 15, 2013 at 12:08 AM
Thank you for sharing!
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jendawn1
by Member on Feb. 15, 2013 at 12:39 AM
Great post.
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bhwrn1
by on Feb. 15, 2013 at 5:30 AM

Thanks for sharing!

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