We’re eating 22 teaspoons of sugar, on average, every day. That’s 2-3 times as much added sugar as what health authorities recommend. What’s more, obesity experts continue to highlight the fact that excess added sugars are a risk factor for becoming overweight or obese. Excess sugar is also linked to many other health risks, from wrinkles and weak bones to belly fat and kidney stones.
The first step in reducing added sugars is identifying them in processed foods and beverages. Use our infographic, 46 Sneaky Names for Sugar,” to help you identify added sugars in the ingredient lists so you can keep better tabs on sources of added sugars in your diet.
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