Figures from the ABS reveal that Australians are consuming more sugar than ever before, despite the onslaught of messages about the risks of a high sugar diet.
And it seems the problem is even worse in teenagers.
There is now specific dietary data that details exactly where these sugars in our diet are originating and the situation is not surprising. Soft drinks and fruit juice are 2 of the main culprits.
The World Health Organisation has recommended our sugar consumption only make up 5 per cent of our total daily calorie intake, that equals around 6 teaspoons of sugar a day.
According to statistics teenage males are consuming the most sugar in Australia.
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