Monday, March 12, 2012

If I am so sweet how come I need so much sugar?

from tree hugger
click on the title for the link to the article!

Why don't we sit down to a bowl of sugar and add some food to it?

How Much Added Sugar Is In These Kid Favorites

Tomato Sauce: 2.5 teaspoons sugar in 1/2 cup

Ketchup: 1 teaspoon sugar in 1 tablespoon

Pre-packaged Muffin: 8 teaspoons sugar

Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cereal: 2.5 teaspoons sugar in 3/4 cup cereal

Yogurt Squeezers: 2.25 teaspoons sugar

Coke: 10 teaspoons sugar in 12ounces (not to mention this is High Fructose Corn Syrup)

Chicken Nuggets: 1 teaspoon for 3 nuggets

Nature's Valley Granola Oats n' Honey: 3 teaspoons in in package

Whole Wheat Bread: 1 teaspoon per slice

Boxed Mac and Cheese: 2 teaspoons for 1 cup

Lunchable: 2-3 teaspoons sugar

Applesauce Single Servings: 5 teaspoons sugar

Pop Tart: 3 teaspoons in 1 pastry

Happy Meal (hamburger and small fries): 2 teaspoons sugar

Bon appetite!

time for coffee sans sugar

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