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How to cut sugar from your diet

The body needs glucose for fuel, but most Canadians are overfilling their tanks. Everyday, Canadians consume about 26 teaspoons of sugar from all sources. About half is coming from added sugars, now a staple in most grocery store food items. Some of the biggest offenders include desserts, regular pop and sauces. The WHO is now…


Added Sugar on the Nutrition Facts Label? Sweet!

To help us meet our nutritional needs It’s important not to exceed 10% of our total daily calories from added sugars according to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans But this can be challenging because sugar is added to a lot of packaged foods it’s also sold and consumed as single ingredient products such as honey,…


Children’s health guidelines

>>>THEY SAY CHILDREN ARE EATING TOO MUCH SUGAR. HERE IS WHAT THEY’RE RECOMMENDING. THEY BELIEVE KIDS BETWEEN THE AGES OF 2 TRUE THE AGE OF 18 SHOULD HAVE SIX TEASPOONS OR LESS OF SUGAR A DAY. HOW MUCH IS THAT? HERE TO TALK ABOUT IT IS U.S. NEWS HEALTH NUTRITIONIST. YOU HEAR SIX TEASPOONS OR…


Are You Reading Nutrition Labels Wrong?

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Finnan: How to find added sugars on a food label

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends that we eat less than 10% of our calories from added sugar They specify added sugar… …because natural sugars that are found in fruit and milk aren’t the issue. It’s the added sugar, the extra sugars, that are found in… many packaged foods that are. Unfortunately, finding added sugars…