The World Health Organisation recommends that an average adult should not consume more than 25 g of sugar a day. You may not realise but with all the refined and processed foods and sauces, you are probably consuming 10 times more than your daily sugar requirement. This video will open your eyes with ingredients that are adding on to your daily sugar intake. You can now well imagine how much sugar do the colas, doughnuts and breads add to your diet every day.
Added sugar from highly processed foods can have many adverse effects and you should monitor and limit their inclusion in your diet before they take a toll on your health. The extra sugar in your body can make it difficult to control your blood glucose. It can also add empty calories in your diet, leading to weight gain. Here are 6 healthy substitutes for white sugar.
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Published: February 20, 2015 5:06 pm