Understanding Added Sugar Guidelines [Infographic]

Understanding Added Sugars Guidelines
Infographic from Diabetic-Connect
WHO "Free Sugars" Intake Recommendation

To reduce the risk of overweight, obesity and dental cavities, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that children and adults reduce their intake of "free sugars" to less than 10% of their total energy (calorie) intake.


This infographic from Diabetic-Connect explains the WHO guidelines including:

🍬  Which types of sugars (i.e., "free" or "added" vs. naturally occurring) the guidelines refer to;

🍬  How to calculate the 10% of total calories sugar intake (i.e.,  200 calories = 50 grams = 10 teaspoons of sugar)

🍬  Easy ways to cut out sugar at breakfast, lunch and dinner

For more information, please visit Understanding Added Sugar Guidelines - Diabetic-Connect.

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