What Is Added Sugar? During processing, sugar is added to food to enhance flavor, texture, shelf life or other properties. Added sugar is usually a mixture of simple sugars such as glucose, fructose or sucrose. Other types, such as galactose, lactose and maltose, are less common. Unfortunately, food manufacturers often hide the total amount of sugar … Continue reading The 56 Most Common Names for Sugar →
The nutrition facts label on food or beverage products lists key nutrients, serving size and calorie information based on a 2,000-calorie diet. Consumers can use the nutrition information to compare foods, select foods that align with their healthy eating pattern, while also staying within their individual daily calorie allowance. Conveniently, many food manufacturers list the … Continue reading How Much Sugar is in This…. Really? →
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