- Look at the ingredients on the back of food label. If it is one of the first items listed, then the product is high in sugar.
- Sugars may be hidden. Sometimes they are often disguise under another name.
- fructose (natural sugar from fruits)
- lactose (natural sugar from milk)
- sucrose (made from fructose and glucose)
- maltose (sugar made from grain)
- glucose (simple sugar, product of photosynthesis)
- dextrose (form of glucose)
So what are your choices?
Substitute your sugar for other sweeteners such as honey, agave nectar and maple syrup.
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