Eat Less Added Sugar
- 11 Months ago
Added sugars are sugars and syrups added to foods during processing or preparation and sugars and syrups added at the table.
The sources of added sugar include soft drinks, other sugar sweetened beverages, candy, cakes, cookies, pies.
Eating a lot of added sugars, as opposed to naturally occurring sugars (such as you would find in fruits), has contributed to the rise in obesity. It's also associated with increased risks for high blood pressure, high triglyceride levels, other risk factors for heart disease and stroke.