Find out some of the most sugariest snacks. Sugar isn’t always bad but it’s the added sugar that creates concern. Children and teenagers have a higher intake of added sugars than most adults. It is up to the guardian of these children to check the nutrition facts on the packaging to make sure they are buying food with reasonable sugars in then. Limiting the intake of sugar can help prevent tooth decay.
- Researchers point that we should be cautious of added sugar in our food.
- Sugar is needed by the body however, most consume more than the recommended amount.
- It is recommended to read the nutritional labels to check the sugar content of the item.
“According to the most recent Australian Health Survey, the average person consumes 60 grams or 14 teaspoons of sugar per day – 10g over the WHO recommended limit.”