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High sugar foods (18.6 - 37.4 gram of sugar per 100 gram food).

The table below contains a list of food products with high sugar content (18.6 - 37.4 gram of sugar per 100 gram food). The food items are among the highest sugar containing foods from approximately 850 food products analysed by the USDA nutrient data laboratory.

 

Food product Sugar content in grams/ 100 gram food
Orange juice, frozen concentrate, unsweetened, undiluted 37.4
Cake, sponge, commercially prepared 36.7
Cookies, brownies, commercially prepared 36.6
Cake, boston cream pie, commercially prepared 36.1
Cereals ready-to-eat, GENERAL MILLS, TOTAL Raisin Bran 36.0
Onions, dehydrated flakes 35.8
Spices, onion powder 35.7
Cake, white, prepared from recipe without frosting 35.5
Fruit butters, apple 35.3
Cereals ready-to-eat, GENERAL MILLS, GOLDEN GRAHAMS 35.0
Cereals ready-to-eat, GENERAL MILLS, HONEY NUT CHEERIOS 35.0
Cake, pound, commercially prepared, fat-free 34.4
Cake, snack cakes, creme-filled, chocolate with frosting 34.3
Cookies, chocolate chip, commercially prepared, reg, higher fat, enriched 34.3
Grapefruit juice, white, frozen concentrate, unsweetened, undiluted 34.2
Cereals ready-to-eat, GENERAL MILLS, CINNAMON TOAST CRUNCH 34.0
Cereals ready-to-eat, KELLOGG, KELLOGG'S COCOA KRISPIES 34.0
Syrups, chocolate, fudge-type 33.4
Syrups, table blends, pancake 33.1
Cereals ready-to-eat, GENERAL MILLS, Honey Nut CHEX 32.0
Cereals ready-to-eat, KELLOGG, KELLOGG'S RAISIN BRAN 32.0
Cookies, peanut butter, commercially prepared, regular 31.8
Sweet rolls, cinnamon, commercially prepared with raisins 31.7
Cereals ready-to-eat, QUAKER, CAP'N CRUNCH'S PEANUT BUTTER CRUNCH 31.6
Cookies, graham crackers, plain or honey (includes cinnamon) 31.1
Cookies, graham crackers, plain or honey (includes cinnamon) 31.1
Cereals ready-to-eat, GENERAL MILLS, BERRY BERRY KIX 31.0
Cereals ready-to-eat, GENERAL MILLS, HONEY NUT CLUSTERS 30.9
Cereals ready-to-eat, KELLOGG, KELLOGG'S RICE KRISPIES TREATS Cereal 30.1
Rhubarb, frozen, cooked, with sugar 28.7
Pie, pecan, commercially prepared 28.2
Danish pastry, fruit, enriched (includes apple, cinnamon, raisin, lemon, raspberry, strawberry) 27.5
Sauce, hoisin, ready-to-serve 27.3
Syrups, corn, light 26.8
Cereals ready-to-eat, QUAKER, QUAKER OAT CINNAMON LIFE 26.6
Plums, dried (prunes), stewed, without added sugar 25.0
Cookies, sugar, prepared from recipe, made with margarine 24.9
Cookies, oatmeal, commercially prepared, regular 24.7
Sherbet, orange 24.3
Spices, garlic powder 24.3
Strawberries, frozen, sweetened, sliced 24.0
Frozen yogurts, vanilla, soft-serve 24.0
Cookies, sugar, refrigerated dough, baked 23.9
Pie, lemon meringue, commercially prepared 23.9
Doughnuts, yeast-leavened, glazed, enriched (includes honey buns) 23.7
Muffins, wheat bran, toaster-type with raisins, toasted 23.1
Dessert topping, semi solid, frozen 23.0
Catsup 22.8
Doughnuts, cake-type, plain (includes unsugared, old-fashioned) 22.5
Cereals ready-to-eat, QUAKER, QUAKER 100% Natural Cereal with oats, honey, and raisins 22.5
Doughnuts, cake-type, plain (includes unsugared, old-fashioned) 22.5
Mushrooms, shiitake, dried 22.5
Alcoholic beverage, pina colada, prepared-from-recipe 22.3
Plums, canned, purple, heavy syrup pack, solids and liquids 22.3
Peaches, frozen, sliced, sweetened 22.2
Toaster pastries, fruit (includes apple, blueberry, cherry, strawberry) 21.8
Salad dressing, russian dressing, low calorie 21.8
Raspberries, frozen, red, sweetened 21.8
Salad dressing, russian dressing 21.6
Pie, fried pies, fruit 21.4
Ice creams, french vanilla, soft-serve 21.2
Milk shakes, thick chocolate 20.9
Puddings, vanilla, ready-to-eat 20.2
Cookies, butter, commercially prepared, enriched 20.2
Cereals ready-to-eat, KELLOGG, KELLOGG'S FROSTED MINI-WHEATS, bite size 20.1
Apricots, canned, heavy syrup pack, with skin, solids and liquids 19.9
Blueberries, frozen, sweetened 19.7
Muffins, blueberry, commercially prepared 19.7
Soup, onion mix, dehydrated, dry form 19.7
Cereals ready-to-eat, KELLOGG'S FROSTED MINI-WHEATS, original 19.6
Cereals ready-to-eat, QUAKER, QUAKER OAT LIFE, plain 19.5
Yogurt, fruit, low fat, 10 grams protein per 8 ounce 19.0
Fast foods, french toast sticks 18.7
Peaches, canned, heavy syrup pack, solids and liquids 18.6
Peaches, canned, heavy syrup pack, solids and liquids 18.6

 

 

 

Sugar Content in Foods (per 100 grams of food)
Foods with 37.5 - 100 g sugar Foods with 18.6 - 37.4 g sugar
Foods with 10.5 - 18.6 g sugar Foods with 6.6 - 10.4 g sugar
Foods with 4.1 - 6.5 g sugar Foods with 2.6 - 4.1 g sugar
Foods with 1.5 - 2.6 g sugar Foods with 0.5 - 1.5 g sugar
Foods with 0.1 - 0.5 g sugar Sugar free foods
Sugar content in fruits and alcoholic drinks

 

 


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Blood sugar management related articles:
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Data source of sugar content in foods: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 19.

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