The average American consumes about 22 teaspoons of sugar per day, and global sugar consumption has grown from 130 to 178 million tons over the last decade. To meet the new intake goal, most people will need to cut their daily sugar consumption in half.
For the first time ever it is recommended that sugar be limited to no more than 10% of total daily calories. This is a great start in recognising that too much sugar in the diet can cause your body harm.
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