My Plate Monday – Sugars

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Did you know that “sugar” as an ingredient can go by many different names? Whenever you see names such as “corn syrup, fructose, maltose or high fructose corn syrup,” sugar has been added to the processed food. Limit sugar intake by drinking water, limiting desserts, choosing packaged foods with little or no added sugar. Be sure to read the labels on your foods before buying to help make healthier choices. Learn more at on the MyPlate website!