The Ingredients List can tell you if sugar has been added to your drink

The Ingredients List is usually located below the Nutrition Facts panel
Check the list below, if they appear on the Ingredients List of your drink, then it is a sugary drink

Many of the names of sugar have something in common

The name of these sugars ends in ‘ose’
  • Dextrose
  • Sucrose
  • Anhydrous dextrose
  • Fructose
  • Lactose
  • Maltose
SUGAR is in the name
  • Sugar
  • Brown sugar
  • Cane sugar
  • Confectioner’s powdered sugar
  • Invert sugar
  • Raw sugar
  • White granulated sugar
SYRUP is in the name of the sugars
  • Corn syrup
  • Corn syrup solids
  • Malt syrup
  • Pancake syrup
  • Maple syrup
That leaves just a few sugar names...
  • Maltodextrin
  • Honey
  • Molasses
  • Nectar
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