If you're hoping to cut down on your sugar intake, you're going to have to pay attention to a lot more on an ingredients list than just the word "sugar." Other names for added sugar include agave nectar, brown rice syrup, cane juice, apple juice concentrate, and sorghum syrup.
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How Much Sugar Are You Really Eating?
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Key Facts In This Video
The American Heart Association recommends that women consume 25g of added sugar a day. 00:08
New U.S. nutrition labels will differentiate between naturally occurring and added sugars. 00:27
Fruit yogurt can have many grams of sugar, but it's hard to tell how much of that comes from the milk and the fruit, and how much is added. 00:42
What's The Right Amount Of Sugar?
You probably eat more than you should.
Why Do We Have Cravings?
There's a reason you can't stop thinking about sugar.
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