6 Surprising Sources of Sugar (Page 5)

Barbecue Sauce

You should always use barbecue sauce sparingly: just enough to add some flavor. But some are healthier than others: one popular brand of barbecue sauce has 12 grams of sugar (3 teaspoons) in only 2 tablespoons. With high-fructose corn syrup listed as the second ingredient (after tomato puree) and molasses the third, sugars account for 80 percent of the calories in this sauce. Fortunately, there are other brands—such as Dinosaur Bar-B-Que Sauce—with half the sugar (and half the calories). Or you can make your own so you can control the amount of sugar you add.

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