Health Check: how much sugar is it OK to eat?

Health Check: how much sugar is it OK to eat?

Kacie Dickinson. Associate Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics and Louisa Matwiejczyk, Lecturer, Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian, both from the Flinders University, South Australia, put the latest World Health Organization's recommendations on sugar consumption into context, showing how much sugar is hidden in common drinks, breakfast cereals, condiments, popular health foods and treats:

I noted the changed WHO guidelines in this post that includes various recommendations on what to eat for a healthy diet:


Photo: Wattle bird getting a sugar hit enjoying some eucalyptus nectar

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  • Great photo, Neil. :-)

  • There's so much sugar added to processed foods in the US. I was surprised to learn that it's used as a preservative in bread. Check out this great video from endocrinologist

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