"Free sugars" are all monosaccharides [simple sugars] and disaccharides
[sugars composed of two monosaccharides] (including refined sugars from cane,
beet and corn) added to foods by the manufacturer, cook or consumer, plus sugars
naturally present in honey, syrups and fruit juices.
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GreenFacts Summary on Diet and Nutrition Prevention of Chronic Diseases
Español: Azúcares libres
Français: Sucres libres