Sugar has gotten so complicated. There's plain old white cane sugar, raw sugar, brown sugar, coconut sugar, beet sugar, agave, honey . . . every month it seems like some new, allegedly better-for-you sugar-based sweetener debuts on the market. There are many different kinds of sugar-based sweeteners marketed as healthy alternatives to white sugar and high-fructose corn syrup, they don't necessarily live up to the hype.