I was looking at the International Delight coffee creamer minis and most have 5 grams of sugar. Found one (vanilla flavored, I think) that says sugar free. In the list of nutrition facts it said no sugar. Read the ingredients list and it has high fructose corn syrup as the first or second ingredient. Let's take a look at the ingredient labels and anything that says sugar, malt, or ends in"ose" is sugar. There may also be other ways to list sugar that are not obviously sugar...I will check into that and if there are any, will put them here.
Oh, my. Researched this thing and at dietriffic.com found a list of 50 ways to put sugar in ingredients list. Some are obvious, but some very misleading, imho. In addition to the ones listed in the first paragraph, anything that has sugar, syrup, fruit juice or fruit juice concentrate, cane juice or cane juice crystals, caramel (which is made from sugar and butter), Dextran, diatase, ethyl maltol, honey, malodextrin
molasses, panocha, sorbitol, or treacle is sugar. There may be other ways, too. If you find another, please add to the list.
I haven't stopped eating sugar, but surely want to know where it is in my diet.
Edited by: CHUBBYNOMORE3 at: 5/17/2013 (12:05)
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