Be Sugar Smart

Sugar goes by many names, which makes it difficult to find on ingredient lists. However, this sneaky added sugar is a big culprit in expanding your waistline. While some sugar is ok within a healthy diet, such as lactose in dairy products, the vast majority of us are ingesting way too much.

Be a sugar smart and check your food labels for the following:

Some other sources of sugar to be on the lookout for include:

The number of products that contained added sugar is huge. Some are obvious, while others are quite deceptive. Foods with added sugar include:

Be sugar smart and read labels very carefully. Stay away from added sugar in foods to decrease the amount of empty calories you consume.

By: Molly McBrayer, Clinical Manager Bariatric and Metabolic Services