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Sugar: Hiding in Plain Sight

Danger: Sugar in Plain Sight

Do you know how much sugar you have a day? Men shouldn't have more than 9 teaspoons daily, while women shouldn't have more than 6 teaspoons. This amounts to a max of 37.5 grams ofsugar or 150 calories from sugar for men, and 25 grams of sugar or 100 calories from sugar for women. That is like you drinking 1 gatorade bottle. That's it in one day. You eat more sugar than that because of the sugar hiding in plain sight. But their are some ways to avoid the badness of what sugar can cause.