Statistics show that more than half of Australians are exceeding the World Health Organisation’s recommended daily intake of added sugars every day. According to the Heart Association, the maximum amount of added sugars a person should eat per day is for men, 37.6g (or 9 teaspoons), and 25g (or 6 teaspoons) for women per day. When you’re looking to cut down on your sugar intake, it’s not always easy. Sugar has crept into many everyday products that we wouldn’t always think of. It’s good to be mindful about the sugar that we put into our bodies, so here is a list of 5 foods that are low in sugar.
In conclusion, it’s always best to check out the label on the back of the packet if you want to double check the sugar content of your groceries. Remember too that not all sugars are bad but sugar in general should be eaten in moderation – it’s all about balance!