56 Different Names For Sugar Food Companies Don’t Want You To Know

All of the foods in this chart are used for sweetness, but some sweet is definitely better than others. The best sugars on this list: Grade B Maple Syrup, Agave Nectar, and Stevia (green, not white) because they are all-natural and unprocessed. The others are suspect for a variety of reasons. Honey isn’t raw. Sugar is processed. Maltodextrin is a chemical. This list goes on.

It’s important to protect you and your family from these sneaky sugars. To do so, be sure to check package labels and read the ingredients.  If a seven year-old couldn’t pronounce an ingredient (say fructose), then avoid putting it into your body.