Yes, it read it right - there are at least 61 different names for sugar listed on food labels.
These include common names, such as sucrose and high-fructose corn syrup, as well as barley malt, dextrose, maltose, and rice syrup, among others.
Making healthy food decisions requires having complete information on the food label. When sugars are hidden unrecognizably in most packaged foods, it's a difficult choice to make. And even "healthy" foods can be high in sugar. How many of the names below do you recognize?
Why do I feel so tired? How does sugar affect my energy levels?
Consuming large quantities of added sugars can cause your energy to spike, then drop sharply, potentially causing you to feel more tired than you did before.
By raising your blood sugar levels fast. When your levels drop as your cells absorb the sugar, you may feel jittery and anxious (a.k.a. the dreaded “sugar crash.
And No, Eating Sugar Will Not Give You the Energy Boost You Think
In fact, cutting sugar out of your diet will likely decrease inflammation, boost your energy levels, and improve your ability to focus.
Long term effects of eating too much sugar
Brain fog and decreased energy. When you regularly consume too much sugar, your body is constantly oscillating between peaks and crashes
Cravings and weight gain
Type 2 diabetes
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