Sugar by any other name creates an insulin response.
While the below names may not mean ‘cane sugar’, which was the traditional source of sugar, they create an insulin response in the body. They are better avoided.
Look out for these words in the ingredient list:
Barley Malt Extract
Brown Rice Syrup
Corn syrup, or corn syrup solids
Dehydrated Cane Juice
Evaporated Cane Juice
Evaporated Cane Syrup
Fruit juice concentrate
High-fructose corn syrup (HFCS)
Invert sugar (golden syrup)
Mannitol (2.6 calories)
Neotame (artificial, 0 calories)
Saccharin (artificial, 0 calories)
Sorbitol (2.6 calories)