Sugar Challenge: Day 3

**Challenge: Learn how to identify artificial sweeteners in the ingredients on food labels. Also, familiarize yourself with the different names for sugar.

**Recipe Makeover: Sesame Chicken

**Suggested Workouts

Inspirational Tip

"Treat your body as if it's good, because God says it is" – Jess Connolly

Think about that…God loves us, God made us, He made our bodies and everything he makes is good. No matter what shape you are in, how much energy you have, how strong you are – start today by treating your body as if it's good!

Challenge

In the video, I shared with you why artificial sweeteners are not the answer to cutting back on sugar. In fact, they keep you craving sugar. Your challenge for today is to check your food labels for artificial sweeteners and to become familiar with the names for added sugar.

To the right you'll see common artificial sweeteners

See below for a comprehensive list of different names for sugar

Comprehensive List of names for sugars

Dextrose

Fructose

Galactose

Glucose

Lactose

Maltose

Sucrose

Beet sugar

Brown sugar

Cane juice crystals

Cane sugar

Castor sugar

Coconut sugar

Confectioner's sugar (aka, powdered sugar)

Corn syrup solids

Crystalline fructose

Date sugar

Demerara sugar

Dextrin

Diastatic malt

Ethyl maltol

Florida crystals

Golden sugar

Glucose syrup solids

Grape sugarIcing sugar

Maltodextrin

Muscovado sugar

Panela sugar

Raw sugar

Sugar (granulated or table)

Sucanat

Turbinado sugar

Yellow sugar

Agave Nectar/Syrup

Barley malt

Blackstrap molasses

Brown rice syrup

Buttered sugar/buttercream

Caramel

Carob syrup

Corn syrup

Evaporated cane juice

Fruit juice

Fruit juice concentrate

Golden syrup

High-Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS)

Honey

Invert sugar

Malt syrup

Maple syrup

Molasses

Rice syrup

Refiner's syrup

Sorghum syrup

Treacle

Recipe Makeover

I bet you never thought that Sesame Chicken from a chain restaurant could have as much as 61 grams of sugar! Well it's true! Try this delicious recipe instead.

Suggested Workout

Chair: PAZAZ Mood Changer

Equipment: Chair

Length: 10 Minutes

Beginner: PAZAZ and Balance in Costa Rica

Equipment: None

Length: 15 Minutes

Intermediate: Energy Boosting PAZAZ

Equipment: None

Length: 12 Minutes

Advanced: PAZAZ in 10

Equipment: None

Length: 10 Minutes

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