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Five sneaky foods that are full of sugar

High fructose corn syrup

High fructose corn syrup is in a wide variety of processed and packaged foods.

High fructose corn syrup was developed as a less expensive sweetener than sugar derived from sugar cane or beets. Because it’s so cheap and people like sweet foods, manufacturers have found ways to slip it into everything from bread to frozen foods to all manner of packaged and processed foods. High fructose corn syrup has no nutritional value but is a significant source of extra calories. Learn how to read labels and eliminate foods that contain this ingredient near the top of the list.

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