The World Health Organization (WHO) has come out with a recommendation that 5% of your total calories should come from sugar. That doesn’t sound like much but if you eat 2,000 calories a day that’s still 100 calories of sugar which is 25 grams. Well how much is 25 grams of sugar? Sugarstack.com to the rescue:
One cube is 4 grams so even the 12 ounce can has too much sugar for the day.
I did not want to only pick on the pop drinkers so this one is for all my caramel macchiato with…. friends.
And this is for those who would NEVER drink pop but enjoy plenty of other sugary drinks.
Patients always ask me, well what about juice? The above picture is why I say no.
None of these drinks were under the recommended amount
Moral of the story is drink water not pop, juice, vitamin water, sugary coffee, energy drinks, kool-aid, and etc. They are loaded with sugar, addictive, lack nutrients, and hide way too many hidden calories. To read more about WHO’s recommendation follow this link: 5% of Calories Should Come From Sugar