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Sweet Addiction: Could Sugar Be Sabotaging Your Diet?
It amazes me that sugar doesn’t have quite the bad reputation it deserves. My clients come to me with all sorts of dietary concerns, but they often overlook the big elephant in the room. And that big elephant is sugar. While most of us know that sugar isn’t good for us, I don’t think that we realize just how bad it is and how detrimental it can be to our bodies and diet and fitness goals.
- You can’t afford the empty calories.
- Sugar-sweetened beverages promote obesity and may raise the risk of heart disease and diabetes.
- Certain sugars raise triglycerides.
- Certain sugars may boost abdominal fat.
- Sugar may raise the risk of gout.
- Eating sugar may promote overeating.
TEASPOONS OF SUGAR
¾ cup Honey Nut Cheerios
1 cup Fruit Loops
1 cup of Corn Chex
¾ cup Frosted Flakes
1 cup Kashi GoLean Crunch
¾ cup Cracklin’ Oat Bran
1¼ cup Rice Krispies
1 cup Quaker Oatmeal squares
1 packet Quaker Instant Oatmeal: Cinnamon & Spice
1 packet Swiss Miss Hot Cocoa
Kashi GoLean Cookies and Cream Bar
Kashi TLC Trail Mix Bar
Nature’s Valley Crunchy Granola Bar
½ cup Edy’s Slow Churned Light Ice Cream, Cookie Dough
Regular Cup: TCBY Old Fashioned Frozen Yogurt
Dairy Queen Heath Blizzard
Pre-Packaged Small Rice Krispie Treat
½ cup Trader Joe’s Lemon Sorbet
3 Oreo cookies
Starbucks Grande Vanilla Latte
20-ounce Minute Maid Lemon-aid
16.9-ounce Nestea Iced Tea
20-ounce Lemon-Lime Gatorade
- High fructose corn syrup (HFCS)
- Maple syrup
- Raw sugar
- Brown sugar
- Table sugar
- Confectioner’s sugar
- Baker’s sugar
- Powdered sugar
- Fruit juice concentrate
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