Sugar Shockers: Seemingly Safe Foods That Aren’t
Red Wine Vinaigrette Salad Dressing - 8 grams of sugar per 2 Tablespoons.
When dousing a salad with dressing, few give thought to the amount of sugar being applied to the otherwise healthy bed of vegetables.
Light Cranberry Juice - 33 grams of sugar per 8 oz.
This tart and tangy juice tastes anything but sweet. However, its sugar content is not to be trifled with.
Raisins - 29 grams of sugar per ¼ cup.
Before consuming fistfuls of these dried grapes, be mindful of the label.
Microwavable Tomato Soup - 18 grams of sugar per 1 cup.
Sugar? In soup? You bet.
Spaghetti Sauce - 11 grams of sugar per ½ cup.
We all knew that pasta is high in carbohydrates, but a sneaky sugar culprit is the sauce itself.
Vanilla Soy Milk - 11 grams of sugar per serving.
Health food stores popularized this milk alternative, but the sugar content is something to pay attention to as well.
Frozen Strawberries- 70 grams of sugar per 1 cup
When purchasing these frozen berries , make sure that only one ingredient is listed: "strawberries."
Ketchup - 4 grams of sugar per serving
Sugar may the last thing on your mind when slathering a hamburger with this condiment, but think again.
Fruit On The Bottom Yogurt - 40 grams of sugar per 8 oz. container
Yogurt has been marketed as a healthy snack, however few think to check the label for sugar.
Honey - 17 grams of sugar per 1 Tablespoon.
Often used in place of sugar, this substitute still has a very high sugar content.