Hiding Sugar in Cereals

Producers have turn into adept at discovering methods to pour spoonfuls of sugar into packaged cereals and different merchandise and never have the sweetener seem excessive on the substances listing (which should listing substances in descending order by weight). By including a number of types of sugar to a cereal, they’ll listing each individually, in order that none appears like a serious ingredient. Nevertheless, for those who totaled all of them, sugar would transfer far nearer to the start of the listing—and even rise to the highest. So don’t be misled by the various guises of what’s all basically sugar.

A sampling of sugar guises:

  • Barley malt
  • Brown sugar
  • Cane sugar
  • Coconut palm sugar
  • Concentrated apple, grape or pear juice
  • Corn syrup
  • Dextrose
  • Evaporated cane juice
  • Grape sugar
  • Excessive-fructose corn syrup
  • Honey
  • Invert sugar
  • Levulose
  • Maple syrup
  • Malt syrup
  • Molasses
  • Rice syrup
  • Sorghum
  • Turbinado (uncooked) sugar


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