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10 Simple Ways to Reduce Sugar in Your Diet From
A Board-Certified Health Coach
Having too much added sugar may put your health at
It's no wonder that conditions such as diabetes
and obesity are widespread.
Reasons You Should Cut Back on Sugar While the average
American is eating about 17 teaspoons of sugar a day, the American
Heart Association recommends cutting back to 9 teaspoons for men
and 6 teaspoons for women and children over 2.
Americans started getting heavier
when we began eating increased
amounts of processed foods, refined
sugars, and high-fructose corn syrup.
A typical 12-ounce soda contains at
least 9 teaspoons of added sugar,
which is more than the daily
recommendation for women and
Sugar is added to everything from sauces and whole wheat
bread to peanut butter.
Always check the total grams of
sugar, but keep in mind that it will
include both added sugars and
naturally occurring sugars.
The new food labels will have the word
"Includes" before added sugars on the label,
indicating that added sugars are included in the
number of grams of total sugars in the product.
Decide how you want to use your recommended
teaspoons of sugar a day.
The sugar you eliminate from your
coffee may help you eat a few
cookies after dinner.
Mild exercise triggers metabolic
processes that make more blood
sugar available to the brain, reducing
the craving for sugary foods.
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