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Sneaky Names for Sugar and How to Spot a Blood Sugar Spike from a Mile Aways


It may be hard to believe that sugar is in EVERYTHING.... it’s not just in our desserts, treats and candy. It’s in our crackers, sauces, salad dressings.... in everything!

There are so many names for sugar it’s hard to believe. And when you don’t know some of the common industry terms for sugar, you might quickly read an ingredient label and assume it’s okay. In reality, your groceries could be loaded with high fructose corn syrup.

The sugar Industry is always trying to remain elusive to modern health trends. Now it’s popular knowledge that sugar is bad for you, so companies will do everything they can to hide the fact that their product contains sugar.

Here’s a list of some of the names for sugar that you might miss if you don’t know what to look for…

  • Agave nectar

  • Barley malt

  • Beet sugar

  • Blackstrap molasses

  • Brown rice syrup

  • Cane sugar

  • Caramel

  • Corn sweetener

  • Corn syrup

  • Corn-syrup solids

  • Crystalline fructose

  • Dehydrated cane juice

  • Dextrin

  • Dextrose

  • Evaporated cane juice

  • Fruit juice concentrate

  • Glucose

  • Golden syrup

  • Gum syrup

  • High-fructose corn syrup

  • Malt syrup

  • Maltodextrin

  • Maltose

  • Refiner’s syrup

  • Simple syrup

  • Sorghum syrup

  • Sucanat

  • Sucrose

  • Treacle

  • Turbinado

When you know to avoid anything with these ingredients listed, you will feel empowered in knowing that your food choices will support you on your journey towards amazing health.

Get in the habit of reading every label, and you’ll never be the victim of a surprise sugar crash again.

There are lots of much healthier sweeteners out there and next week I’ll share them with you!

Want even more great tips to help you lose weight, improve your digestion, increase your energy and end your sugar addiction once and for all? Stay tuned for my upcoming sugar program. It’s going to completely change your life! How? It contains a proven system to kick the sugar, and substitutes it with insanely delicious, healthy food that makes YOU feel better than ever! If you want to be notified once registration is open and receive a discount, please email me at farah@wellnesswithinyourreach.com to get on my VIP list.

Until that time, please share below what product surprised you the most in terms of sugar content.

To help you get started today I put together a Free guide of the 10 Top Foods to Quit Sugar. Download your copy!


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Boston, MA                                                                                                              farah@wellnesswithinyourreach.com