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Sugar Intake: How Much Is Too Much?

If you’re like many Americans, you may be worried about how much sugar is in your diet.  With so much information and even misinformation out there, it can be hard to know where to start and what to look for to start cutting added sugar in your diet.  Our friends at Nutrition411 can help with these basics for spotting and avoiding added sugar in your meals.
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The 2015—2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends limiting added sugar to less than 10% of total calories per day. In addition, the American Heart Association recommends reductions in added sugars to no more than 100 calories per day for women and 150 calories per day for men.

Sugar is added to many foods that are low in nutrients and can cause weight gain, but sugar is also found naturally in many healthful foods. That is one reason why setting a limit on how much sugar you should eat may be difficult. The following suggestions can help you limit your intake of added sugar and sugar from high-calorie foods.  Read More

When eating out, opt for dietitian-recommended Healthy Dining menu choices like these to take the guesswork out of making healthier choices away from home:


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