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STOP CALLING IT “HIDDEN” SUGAR!

August 14, 2017

It is not hidden on me; it’s revealed in plump hips and thighs!

All About Healthy Choices

Publication9CROPPED400The World Health Organization (WHO) provided a document supplied by the Centers For Disease Control (CDC) entitled, “Consumption of Added Sugars Among U.S. Adults, 2005–2010.” In this document, it was determined that the maximum daily consumption of added sugar should not exceed:

25 grams or 6 teaspoons per day.

(REFERENCE: Consumption of Added Sugars Among U.S. Adults, 2005–2010)

As of 2014, The American Heart Association claimed the average American consumed approximately

20 teaspoons of sugar daily.

(REFERENCE: American Heart Association: Daily Sugar Consumption as of 2014)

Added sugar in our foods certainly goes by many different names including: white sugar, brown sugar, raw sugar, corn syrup, corn syrup solids, high fructose corn syrup, malt syrup, maple syrup, pancake syrup, fructose sweetener, liquid fructose, honey, molasses, anhydrous dextrose, crystal dextrose, and dextrin. This is where the “HIDDEN NAME” originated!

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