Reduce Sugar Intake For Proper Body Function
Did you know the average American intake of sugar is...
½ lb. of sugar a day!
From a sugar perspective, this equals 15 cupcakes a day.
Below is the “food world” based on the cupcake scale:
|Sugar||Relative cupcake %|
|Chocolate cupcake||18 gms||100%|
|Nutri-Grain cereal bar||14 gms||78%|
|Quaker breakfast squares||19 gms||101%|
|Fruit yogurt||21 gms||117%|
|16 oz soft drink||56 gms||311%|
|Raisin bran cereal (1 cup)||19 gms||106%|
|Canned pears (1/2 cup)||23 gms||128%|
|Wheat bagel||06 gms||34%|
|Tomato soup (1 cup)||12 gms||67%|
|Breakfast square||19 gms||106%|
|Pasta sauce (1/2 cup)||13 gms||72%|
Diabetes is the fastest growing disease, at 10.3% of the U.S. in 2009. 1 in every 10 Americans now has diabetes! With current trends, in 30 years 1 in every 3 Americans will have this disease.
High triglycerides are directly attributable to sugar intake. Do you want to lower your triglycerides? Lower your sugar intake.