What is sugar?
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In food, sugar almost exclusively refers to sucrose, which primarily comes from sugar cane and sugar beet. Other sugars are used in industrial food preparation, but are usually known by more specific names—glucose, fructose or fruit sugar, high fructose corn syrup, etc. Excessive consumption of sugar has been associated with increased incidences of type 2 diabetes, obesity and, tooth decay.
Sugar is usually found in the baking supplies section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.
Sugar is a member of the Sweets US Department of Agriculture nutritional food group.
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