Weight Loss 101 ch. 5

Hidden Names for Sugar
These are the basic recommendations/expectations for everyone who is In case you were unaware, sugar causes the body to produce insulin and the presence of insulin in your system prevents you from burning fat for energy. Therefore, if you are looking to lose body fat, you need to avoid sugar at all cost. Food companies are aware that sugar is exceptionally addictive, and are also aware that we are attempting to avoid that addictive poison so they are getting sneaky in their attempt to keep us consuming it. IN their attempt to continue reaping the financial benefits of selling us sweet, tasty and addictive sugar-laden foods they have gone to great lengths to mask the presence of the white powder by using alternative names on their packaging. Here are some of the many, many names you will need to look out for if you are looking to follow m y advice and avoid consuming sugar as part of your weight-loss regimen. ALTERNATIVE NAMES FOR SUGAR ON FOOD PACKAGING
  1. Sucrose
  2. Anhydrous dextrose
  3. Brown sugar
  4. Cane crystals
  5. Cane sugar
  6. Corn sweetener
  7. Corn syrup
  8. Corn syrup solids
  9. Crystal dextrose
  10. Evaporated cane juice
  11. Fructose sweetener
  12. Fruit juice concentrates
  13. High-fructose corn syrup
  14. Honey
  15. Liquid fructose
  16. Malt syrup
  17. Maple syrup
  18. Molasses
  19. Pancake syrup
  20. Raw sugar
  21. Sugar
  22. Syrup
  23. White sugar fructose
  24. Lactose
  25. Maltose
  26. Carbitol
  27. Concentrated fruit juice
  28. Corn sweetener
  29. Diglycerides
  30. Disaccharides
  31. Erythritol
  32. Florida crystals
  33. Fructooligosaccharides
  34. Galactose
  35. Glucitol
  36. Glucoamine
  37. Hexitol
  38. Inversol
  39. Isomalt
  40. Maltodextrin
  41. Malted barley
  42. Malts
  43. Mannitol
  44. Nectars
  45. Pentose
  46. Raisin syrup
  47. Ribose rice syrup
  48. Rice malt
  49. Rice syrup solids
  50. Sorbitol
  51. Sorghum
  52. Sucanat
  53. Sucanet
  54. Xylitol
  55. Zylose
Pretty sneaky right? If your goal is to avoid sugar in order to lose weight, you will need to remove packaged foods from your diet that contain any and all of these ingredients. Or, you can simply decrease as much as possible your dependence on packaged foods and increase the amount of single-ingredient foods you eat.

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