Picturing How Much Sugar is in Foods

The average American eats an astonishing 150 pounds (68kg) of sugar every year. We get quite a bit from sodas and desserts, of course, but sugar also finds its way into all kinds of foods, and there’s often a lot more there then you might expect. Next time you’re...

Five Tips for Cutting Your Sugar Intake

• Read Nutrition Labels. This is really the first step in reducing your sugar intake for a couple of reasons. First, sugar comes in many forms, so you’ll want to read your ingredients list carefully for words other than just “sugar” – sucrose, glucose, dextrose,...