A Sugar by Any Other Name

Sucanat. Nonrefined cane sugar that retains all of its molasses content.

Sucrose. Refined, crystallized sap of the sugarcane or sugar beet; a combination of glucose and fructose.

Turbinado. A less refined sugar that still has some natural molasses coating.

White grape juice. A highly purified fructose solution. Virtually no other nutrients are present. It is often used in juice concentrate blends.

Excerpted from:
diet mythsDiet Myths That Keep Us Fat by Nancy Snyderman, M.D.
? 2009, Crown.

 

 

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