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How to Identify Natural Sugar and Added Sugar on Nutrition Labels (Page 2)

Check Total Sugars

1. Check Total Sugars

Under a food label's "sugars" designation, both natural and added sugars are included.

Natural sugars (such as lactose in milk and fructose in fruit) are not usually a problem because they come in small doses and are packed with other nutrients, which helps slow absorption.

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