Now that we know how much sugar we are consuming we need to start being smart about it.
You guys! If you are trying to cut extra sugar out of your diet you have to read the labels. Problem is that the labels are a bit tricky. Sugar goes by several different names and comes in different forms and if you don’t know what they are you could be eating lots of sugar without realizing it.
Some of these are naturally occurring sugars. Some are man made. The grams of sugar on your nutrition labels does not differentiate so read your labels and know what you are consuming.
Names for sugar in all it‘s various forms:
Corn syrup solids
Fruit juice and fruit juice concentrate
High-fructose corn syrup
The easiest way to avoid added sugars in your foods is to eat natural foods. Man made foods almost always have added sugar. I eat a lot of meats, fish, fruits and veggies.