There are different types of sugars in are added. are in foods

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There are different types of sugars in
foods, some occur naturally, and some
are added. Natural sugars are in foods
that also have other health benefits.
Foods with natural sugar:
Dairy foods
have the sugar lactose, but also provide
calcium, vitamin D, and protein.
Fruits (and Vegetables)
have many natural sugars, but also
provide important vitamins, minerals,
and antioxidants.
Grains
have natural sugars, but also provide
vitamins, minerals, and energy.
Limit foods with added sugar; they give us
extra calories with few nutrients.
Look for added sugar in the ingredient list and try to
limit foods where it appears in the first few ingredients.
Sugar has many names!
Brown sugar
cane sugar
high fructose corn syrup
sucrose
maple syrup
glucose
maltose
honey molasses powdered sugar
carob syrup beet sugar
lactose
Americans get lots of added sugars from
sweetened beverages. Take a look!
The Truth
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