SUGAR’s New Names

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SUGAR’s New Names

The food industry is always finding new and inventive words to use on labels instead of “sugar”. You can easily find words/names like:
– evaporated cane juice
– raw organic cane sugar
– fruit juice concentrate
– fruit purée
– cane syrup
– beet sugar
– crystalline fructose
– blackstrap molasses
– grape sugar
– invert sugar
– fruit juice
– turbinado sugar
– maple syrup
– …

About this different terms, Professor Barry Popkin at the University of North Carolina says: “people need to understand that whether sugar is white, brown, raw, high fructose corn syrup or fruit juice concentrate, all have equal effects on your health”.