The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has recommended that we consume less sugar. Recommendations issued by the World Health Organization offer the same advice.

It’s difficult to reduce your intake when sugar is so often “hidden” in foods you’d never suspect of containing it. Not every brand, and not all the time, but here are some foods to check closely:

Salad dressing. Soup. Yogurt. Bread. Peanut Butter. Cereal. Frozen Meals.

For more information, read this article, published by the Associated Press.

If you’re interested in learning more about sugar consumption and its impact on human health, you may wish to visit SugarScience, a website collaboratively managed by faculty and researchers from UC San Francisco, UC Davis and Emory University. SugarScience is a definitive source of evidence-based, scientific information about sugar and its impact on health.


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