you can change shopping with two simple tricks

Labels keep coming up when it comes to nutrition talks I have with my clients. There are confusing, and they want to clear answers about them.


They are designed to be confusing and use words that you need a biochem degree to know.


If you want some one to tell you more about lable a nutrition-coaching is here to help you.


That doesn’t mean you can’t use these two straightforward tricks to make the right choice’s able your foods.


1. Unfortanelty there are OVER 60 different names for sugar that companies are allowed to use. So if you are reading a label and you see these names more than 3 or 4 times ideally, you should stay away.


Here’s the list


61 Names for Sugar

Agave nectar

Barbados sugar

Barley malt

Barley malt syrup

Beet sugar

Brown sugar

Buttered syrup

Cane juice

Cane juice crystals

Cane sugar


Carob syrup

Castor sugar

Coconut palm sugar

Coconut sugar

Confectioner’s sugar

Corn sweetener

Corn syrup

Corn syrup solids

Date sugar

Dehydrated cane juice

Demerara sugar



Evaporated cane juice

Free-flowing brown sugars


Fruit juice

Fruit juice concentrate


Glucose solids

Golden sugar

Golden syrup

Grape sugar

HFCS (High-Fructose Corn Syrup)


Icing sugar

Invert sugar

Malt syrup





Maple syrup



Palm sugar


Powdered sugar

Raw sugar

Refiner’s syrup

Rice syrup


Sorghum Syrup


Sugar (granulated)

Sweet Sorghum



Turbinado sugar

Yellow sugar


Syrup, Dextrose, are the most comm to be used, But’s as awareness about a name raises they switch it. Now if you see syrup anything its sugar. If you see these letters “Ose”  in a word like sucrose or Maltose its probable sugar.


2.This one simple but eye-opening. Just try to eat more food without labels. Veggies and fruits don’t come with tags because your simple eating something that hasn’t been processed.


Next time you go to the grocery store use these two simple tricks, and you be in a better place. Less sugar and eating foods that haven’t been processed will be great for your health.


-Coach D.K.

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