- Q What are examples of added sugar?
Ashley Koff, Nutrition & DieteticsAll of the following are code words for added sugar: Brown sugar Corn sweetener Corn syrup Crystalline fructose Dextrose Evaporated cane juice Fructose Fruit juice concentrates Glucose High-fructose corn syrup Honey Invert sugar Malt syrup Maltose... Full Answer
- Q Why might skipping carbs be a bad idea?
Ashley Koff, Nutrition & DieteticsNever forgo carbs entirely at any given meal. One of the biggest mistakes you can make is to skip the carbs or save those carbs for a later feast. This will sabotage your energy equation. If you skip carbs at lunch thinking that you can then indulge in... Full Answer
- Q How can I tell if foods have added sugar?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyThe term "lightly sweetened" isn’t officially regulated by the FDA, which means it could have anywhere from 1 to 100 grams -- or more -- of sugar. Instead of “lightly sweetened,” search for the label “No added sugar.”... Full Answer