15 Ways Extra Sugar is Sneaking Into Your Diet

My Food Farmacy

By now, we are all probably hyper-aware of our sugar intake and which foods to avoid that are notoriously high in sugar. But what if some of those foods that you normally wouldn’t worry about are actually surprisingly high in added sugar as well? Believe it or not, a lot of the foods that are labeled as “healthy” are filled with sugar to make them taste better to us.

The best way to avoid these foods is to get in the habit of reading nutrition labels. It is recommended that men consume no more than 9 teaspoons (about 37.8 g) of added sugar a day, and that women consume no more than 6 teaspoons (about 25.2 g) of added sugar a day. Fortunately, the new nutrition labels require that businesses include the amount of added sugars along with the amount of total sugar present in the…

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