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Americans Consume Three Times the Recommended Amount of Sugar

Hidden SugarAmericans consume an average of 66 pounds of added sugar each year!

Did you know?

  • The American Heart Association recommends no more than 6 teaspoons of added sugar per day for women and 9 teaspoons per day for men.
  • Yet, we are eating way more than that.
  • Americans consume an average of 19.5 teaspoons of sugar per day.
  • Added sugar is hiding in 74% of packaged foods


Did you know?

  • There are at least 61 names for added sugar on food labels.
  • To make foods “low-fat,” many companies replaced added fat with added sugar.
  • Added sugar is hiding in foods that many of us think are healthy, like yogurt and energy bars, and even in savory foods, like pasta sauce, breads, salad dressing and ketchup.

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