December 15, 2017 - Friday
Breaking News
Home » Mid Tennessee Edition » Sugar content in common foods and drinks

Sugar content in common foods and drinks

Women shouldn’t take in more than 6 teaspoons of sugar each day, which translates to about 24 grams of added sugar and about 100 calories. Men shouldn’t have more than 9 teaspoons, which is equal to about 36 grams of added sugar and about 150 calories.
How much sugar is in a chocolate bar?
Snickers bar (52.7 grams) – 6.75 teaspoons of sugar
Milk chocolate bar (44 grams) – 5.75 teaspoons of sugar
Milky Way bar (58 grams) – 8.75 teaspoons of sugar
3 Musketeers bar (60 grams) – 10 teaspoons of sugar
How much sugar do popular drinks contain?
Coca-Cola (one can) – 8.25 teaspoons of sugar
Sprite (one can) – 8.25 teaspoons of sugar
Mountain Dew (one can) – 11.5 teaspoons of sugar
Sunny D (16 oz) – 7 teaspoons of sugar
Naked Berry Blast Smoothie (15.2 oz) – 7 teaspoons of sugar
Gatorade Thirst Quencher (32 oz) -14 teaspoons of sugar
Starbucks Grande Iced Latte – 7 teaspoons of sugar
Sources: http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/, http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/,
http://www.cnn.com

Check Also

Chicken and Food Poisoning

Chicken and Food Poisoning

Americans eat more chicken every year than any other meat. Chicken can be a nutritious …

error: OOOPS! It\'s a copyrighted material!
SUBSCRIBE TO NEWSLETTER
Coming soon the most up to date source for anything happening in Nashville that might effect your Health, Fitness and Wellbeing!
• New Healthcare Services
• Events and Shows
• Advice, tips and practical help
• Free offers and giveaways
• and much more.

Sign up today, it's absolutely Free!