According to the American Heart Association, Americans down about 22 teaspoons of the sweet stuff every day.
(Imagine choking that down all at one time.)
And most of that comes from less-than-obvious sources. Manufacturers today put sugar in everything from the bread in your pantry to the turkey on your table.
So let's put this into perspective. If you're currently taking in more than 120,000 sugar calories each year—as is the average American—then you're adding 35 pounds of sugar-induced flab to your body annually.
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