Surprising Amount of Sugar in Processed Foods

junkfoodA surprisingly large amount of the ultra-processed foods consumed by Americans is loaded with sugar.

A new study has found that this may contribute to serious health issues like type 2 diabetes.

Sixty per cent of the calories consumed by Americans comes from the added sugars they eat.

The recommended daily amount of added sugars is just 10 per cent of a person’s daily calorie intake, however 80 per cent of Americans are apparently exceeding this.

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