How to Cut Back on Sugar
In a 2015 report, the Dietary Advisory Committee recommends that sugar should make up only 10% of our daily calorie intake at the most. So if you consume 1800 calories per day, less than 180 of those calories can come from sugar. The problem is, we eat way more than that on average. The CDC says that men eat an average of 335 calories from sugar per day, and women eat about 240. This means that most of the population needs to cut back on sugar.
This doesn’t just mean saying no to that extra piece of birthday cake. Sugar is in a lot of foods that don’t even ...