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 lables a nutrition-coachin 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. Unfortnelty 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
Barley malt syrup
Cane juice crystals
Coconut palm sugar
Corn syrup solids
Dehydrated cane juice
Evaporated cane juice
Free-flowing brown sugars
Fruit juice concentrate
HFCS (High-Fructose Corn Syrup)
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.