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Put your detective hat on and get out your magnifying glass.  Today we are going on a scavenger hunt!

Here is your mission: Print out this page (one for each detective or team of detectives) and see how many of the names below you can find.

agave nectar, apple juice, barley malt, beet sugar, brown rice syrup, brown sugar, buttered syrup, carob syrup, castor sugar, confectioner’s sugar, cane crystals, cane sugar, caramel, corn sweetener, corn syrup, crystalline fructose, fruit juice concentrate, date sugar, dehydrated cane juice, demerara sugar, dextran, dextrose, diatase, diatatic malt, ethyl maltol, fructo-oligosaccharides, evaporated cane juice, fruit juice, fruit juice concentrate, galactose, glucose, glucose solids, golden syrup, fructose, granulated sugar, grape juice, grape sugar, high fructose corn syrup, honey, invert sugar, lactose, malted barley, maltitol, maltodextrin, maltose, malt syrup, mannitol, maple sugar, maple syrup, microcrystalline cellulose, molasses, organic dehydrated cane sugar, muscovado sugar, pear juice, polydextrose, powdered sugar, raisin juice, raw sugar, refiner’s syrup, rice syrup, saccharose, sorbitol, sorghum, sorghum syrup, sucanat, sucrose, sugar, sugar cane, syrup, treacle, turbinado sugar, vanilla sugar, white grape juice, white sugar, xylitol, xylose, yellow sugar

Clue #1 –  You will find these suspects in your kitchen. Check your cupboards, refrigerator and freezer.

Clue #2 – They will be hiding on the ingredient list of foods.

Clue #3 – It may be helpful to keep your eye out for the words “syrup” and “sweetener,” and to look for words ending in “ose.”

What do these words all have in common?  They are all names for sugar!

Good Luck!

Love, Health & Happiness,

Phyllis

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