How Many Names are There for Sugar? This Infographic Will Tell You. Sugar may be the biggest factor for weight gain and yet, it stays so well hidden in our everyday food items. Let's see how well you know the different names of sugar after reading this infographic. Dietitian Julie Upton, MS, RD, of Appetite for Health, shared this infographic to help understand better our sugar intake. The first step: learn the many ways sugar is listed on ingredient labels. Want to know more? Get more information about a healthy diet and sound nutrition from Appetite for Health.