Sugar grams & Alcohol Sugar grams?

I'm reading & paying attention to food labels and trying to cut back on my "sugar" intake each day. What's got me puzzled is this.....on some labels it will say, 0 grams Sugar, but right below that will give a number of Sugar ALCOHOL grams per serving, such as 5 alcohol grams???. What's the... show more I'm reading & paying attention to food labels and trying to cut back on my "sugar" intake each day. What's got me puzzled is this.....on some labels it will say, 0 grams Sugar, but right below that will give a number of Sugar ALCOHOL grams per serving, such as 5 alcohol grams???. What's the difference? Is the ALCOHOL sugar just as bad for me as the other?? I'm confused. Also, I've been told that if a label shows OVER 12 grams of sugar per serving, I should avoid it All together. ????

Thanks for you input and help.
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