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What foods have added sugar?

What foods have added sugar?

Here are the top 5 sources of added sugar

1. Regular soda, energy drinks, sports drinks

Most (36%) of the added sugar Americans consume comes from regular soda, energy drinks, and sports drinks.

2. Grain-based desserts

Cakes, cookies and pies account for almost 13% of the added sugar Americans consume.

3. Fruit drinks

Fruit punches and other sugar-sweetened fruit drinks accounts for almost 10% of the added sugar Americans consume.

4. Dairy-based desserts

Sweetened dairy products such as ice cream, sweetened yogurt and sweetened milk (ex. strawberry milk) account for almost 6% of the added sugar Americans consume.

5. Candy

Candy accounts for roughly 6% of the added sugar Americans consume.

Source:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of Agriculture: Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010.



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