Some Nutrition Facts labels may also list sugar alcohols under total carbohydrate. Sugar alcohols may be found in items marked as “sugar-free” or “no sugar included.” This includes energy bars, chocolate, and sugar-free candies. Don’t be tricked – sugar alcohols are still a type of carbohydrate, and they still influence your glucose levels.
Examples of sugar alcohols include:
Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysates