Sugar is ruling the world; imprisoning the little bodies of our children and holding adults hostage of optimal health.

In various testings that have been done on lab mice with cocaine vs. sugar the findings were unified and conclusive; the lab mice were more addicted to the sugar. The behavior of the mice was also more aggressive and compulsive for the sugar. Sound familiar?

If you’re on this blog you probably have already heard about sugar being an addiction so consider this entry your ‘next step’. Because we know label reading is tricky and all sugars aren’t labeled in plain sight here is a list of the many hidden sugars that are lurking in your foods. This list also includes general sugars. Use it accordingly. Review it when you’re grocery shopping.

*thanks to Healthline for their assistance*

Sugars with Fructose and Glucose

  1. Beet sugar
  2. Blackstrap molasses
  3. Brown sugar
  4. Buttered syrup
  5. Cane juice crystals
  6. Cane sugar
  7. Caramel
  8. Carob syrup
  9. Castor sugar
  10. Coconut sugar
  11. Confectioner’s sugar (powdered sugar)
  12. Date sugar
  13. Demerara sugar
  14. Evaporated cane juice
  15. Florida crystals
  16. Fruit juice
  17. Fruit juice concentrate
  18. Golden sugar
  19. Golden syrup
  20. Grape sugar
  21. Honey
  22. Icing sugar
  23. Invert sugar
  24. Maple syrup
  25. Molasses
  26. Muscovado sugar
  27. Panela sugar
  28. Raw sugar
  29. Refiner’s syrup
  30. Sorghum syrup
  31. Sucanat
  32. Treacle sugar
  33. Turbinado sugar
  34. Yellow sugar

 Sugars With Glucose

These sweeteners contain glucose, either pure or combined with sugars other than fructose (such as other glucose units or galactose):

  1. Barley malt
  2. Brown rice syrup
  3. Corn syrup
  4. Corn syrup solids
  5. Dextrin
  6. Dextrose
  7. Diastatic malt
  8. Ethyl maltol
  9. Glucose
  10. Glucose solids
  11. Lactose
  12. Malt syrup
  13. Maltodextrin
  14. Maltose
  15. Rice syrup