Hidden sugars ?

Did you know 80% of packaged food contains added sugar? Here’s a tip – If an ingredient ends in the word “OSE”, chances are it’s sugar.

The perfect amount of added sugar to increase the sweetness of a product to just the right level, where it isn’t too sweet but is just sweet enough that we’ll keep coming back for more, is known as the “bliss point” within the food industry.

Here are some foods which typically contain sugars which you may not think are there: Sauces / condiments, canned vegetables, diet foods, cereals, sushi rice, bread, dried fruits and juices.