Sugar Shock: 4 Things You Didn't Know About Your Diet
The American Heart Association recommends limiting our added sugar intake to six teaspoons daily, but our actual intake is about 22.2 teaspoons.
The average American consumes about 3.2 cups weekly...
...which is equivalent to 27 candy bars.
In 1822 Americans consumed the amount of added sugar in one 12-ounce can of soda every five days. Today we consume that amount every ten hours...which is equivalent to 12 cans of soda
in five days.
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As a reminder, always consult your doctor for medical advice and treatment before starting any program.