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Cool Infographics Showing Sugar in Foods - Totally Worth a Look

Monday, April 04, 2016

The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends limiting the amount of added sugars you consume to no more than half of your daily discretionary calories allowance. For most American women, that's no more than 100 calories per day, or about 6 teaspoons of sugar. For men, it's 150 calories per day, or about 9 teaspoons. The AHA recommendations focus on all added sugars, without singling out any particular types such as high fructose corn syrup.

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  • RENEGADE-57
    I guess that is why healthy food is so expensive as well as elusive.... and the unhealthy is so cheap and accessible..

    Survival of the fittest . . Fittest wallet and fittest mindset for self-survival! (Put me in the game Coach!)
    1552 days ago
  • WOUBBIE
    Ugh. Good graphic, bad concept.
    1590 days ago
  • BUDGETMAW
    Unfortunately, it seems like everyone along the way adds sugar. Blech. Thanks for the link.
    1592 days ago
  • JUST-ELIZ
    If you don't eat sugar or have any in your house- 6 tsps. sounds like a lot!! I guess they think weaning yourself from your addiction is o.k.? ugh! Thank You for the link, very interesting. emoticon
    1593 days ago
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