Words That Mean Sugar – Names for Sugar

Words That Mean Sugar – Names for Sugar

SUGAR, BY ANY OTHER NAME IS STILL SUGAR…

Food companies often try to hide the sugar they add to their foods by giving it a different, more healthy-sounding name. Or, they will use the manufacturer’s name of the chemical they use instead of real sugar.

Don’t be fooled; you are smarter than they think! Here is a list of different words that mean sugar (names of sugar) compiled by our friend and Certified Diabetes Educator, Nicole Recine RN, MSN.  Thank you Nicole!

 

 

WORDS THAT MEAN SUGAR


Agave Nectar

Barley Malt Syrup

Beet Sugar

Brown Rice Syrup

Brown Sugar

Cane Crystals

Cane juice crystals

Cane Sugar

Coconut Sugar, or Coconut Palm Sugar

Corn Sugar

Corn sweetener

Corn syrup, or corn syrup solids

Dehydrated Cane Juice

Dextrin

Dextrose

Evaporated Cane Juice

Fructose

Fruit juice concentrate

Fruit Juice Sweetened

Glucose

High-fructose corn syrup

Honey

Invert sugar

Lactose

Maltodextrin

Malt syrup

Maltose

Maple syrup

Molasses

Palm Sugar

Raw sugar

Rice Syrup

Saccharose

Sorghum or
sorghum syrup

Sucrose

Syrup

Treacle

Turbinado Sugar

Xylose