Even Healthy Foods Can Have Hidden Sugars
Did you know that 74% of packaged foods we buy in the grocery stores have added sugar? You might think just because you skipped desert your skipping sugar, but think again!
- Did you know that one of the leading brands of yogurt contains 29 grams of sugar. That’s equivalent to 7 teaspoons!
- A typical breakfast bar that contains real fruit and whole grains can have 15 grams of sugar.
- A cup of bran cereal with raisins contains 20 grams of sugar. They might advertise “no high-fructose corn syrup” but beware, you’re still consuming a lot of sugar.
- Cranberry-pomegranate juice can have 30 grams of sugar.
Remember, you are what you eat, so if you eat foods high in sugar, it can have harmful affects on your teeth!