56 Ways to say "Sugar"

December 30, 2015

 

Sugar sneaks into our food more ways than we think. While we know that there is sugar in our sweet treats, it is the hidden sugar in our not-so-sweet food items that may surprise you.

If sugar is listed as one of the first three ingredients in your food, then it is actually considered a dessert. 

 

Yes, you may be staying clear from the pastries, cookies and cakes, but the sugar culprit may actually be hiding in your salad dressings, the ketchup you put on your burger and even your "healthy" granola.

Look at the ingredients list on the food label of the items in your kitchen and you will be amazed by the amount of sugar in your seemingly savory food items.

There is  more than one way to say "sugar," check out the list below to see 56 ways to say sugar:

  • Agave nectar*

  • Barbados sugar*

  • Barley malt

  • Beet sugar*

  • Blackstrap molasses *

  • Brown rice syrup*

  • Brown sugar*

  • Buttered syrup*

  • Cane juice crystals*

  • Cane sugar*

  • Caramel*

  • Carob syrup*

  • Castor sugar*

  • Confectioner’s sugar*

  • Corn syrup

  • Corn syrup solids

  • Crystalline fructose*

  • Date sugar

  • Demerara sugar

  • Dexran

  • Dextrose

  • Diastatic malt

  • Ethyl maltol

  • Evaporated cane juice*

  • Florida crystals*

  • Fructose*

  • Fruit juice*

  • Fruit juice concentrate*

  • Galactose

  • Glucose

  • Glucose solids

  • Golden sugar

  • Golden syrup*

  • Grape sugar*

  • High-fructose corn syrup*

  • Honey*

  • Icing sugar*

  • Invert sugar*

  • Lactose

  • Malt syrup

  • Maltose

  • Maple syrup*

  • Molasses*

  • Muscovado sugar*

  • Panocha*

  • Raw sugar*

  • Refiner’s syrup*

  • Rice syrup

  • Sorghum syrup*

  • Sucrose*

  • Sugar*

  • Treacle*

  • Turbinado sugar*

  • Yellow sugar*

*Contains fructose

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