7 "Healthy" Foods That Are Actually Full of Sugar
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Banana chips, 1 ounce—10 grams of sugar.
Fruit that's been canned in heavy syrup, or sweetened before freezing.
One cup of wild blueberries canned in heavy syrup, or the amount you might get in a large slice of blueberry pie made with canned berries—61.5 grams of sugar.
Sweetened, frozen raspberries (thawed), 1 cup—54.40 grams of sugar, compared to 5.4 grams in fresh raspberries.
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Store-bought tomato-based sauce, ½ cup—6.5 grams of sugar.
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Baked beans, 1/2 cup—up to 16 grams of sugar.
Coconut water, 1 cup—6.26 grams, compared to, well, zero in regular water.
Bottled green teas, 1 bottle—up to 30 grams versus 40 to 45 grams in a can of root beer.
Bottled green juices, 1 cup—around 14.5 grams.
Store-bought smoothies, 1 cup—around 23 grams, far more than this vegetable-based smoothie you can make at home.
Sweetened almond milk, 1 cup—up to 14 grams of sugar.