The AHA sending us a very important message to all Americans: Eat less Added and Hidden sugars. Over the past 30 years, we have increased our total calorie intake by about 150—300 calories aday. Hidden sugars are in sugar-frosted cereals, desserts with glazes and frostings and low-fat fruit flavored yougurts has 7 tsp. of sugar, and ketchup has 4 tsp. of sugar. Check the products nutrition fact label.The American Heart Association Recommend women have no more than 6 tsp. of added sugar each day. And men should not have more that 9 tsp. of added sugar per day. The natural sugars found in milk, fruitand vegetables provide the body with enough sugars for the quick and long acting energy we need.
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