Sugar: Hiding in plain sight [Science Video]


Sugar in food can hide behind 56 aliases, do you know them all?

While sugar is easy to spot in candy, soft drinks and ice cream, it also hides out in foods you might not expect — including peanut butter, pasta sauce and even bologna! Robert Lustig decodes confusing labels and sugar’s many aliases to help determine just how much of that sweet carbohydrate makes its way into our diets.

[TED Ed]

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