Also Known As Sugar
It lurks in bread, ketchup, salad dressings, pasta sauces and just about every other food. It’s sugar and it’s everywhere. Are you wisely trying to reduce this nutritionally empty substance from your diet? Then you need to know some of its aliases.
If you’re not an avid label reader, it’s a good idea to become one. Learn the many names by which sugar shows up in our foods. Some of its more common pseudonyms include high fructose corn syrup, dextrose, fructose, glucose, sucrose, maltodextrin and others.
In addition to reading the ingredients on a food label, it’s also important to see how many grams of sugar are in a single serving. You might be surprised to discover that foods that aren’t considered to be sweet treats can be relatively high in this sticky substance.
Slash sugar from your diet and get regular dental checkups for healthy teeth.