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These Foods Have More Sugar Than a Krispy Kreme Donut
According to Krispy Kreme, there are 8g of sugar in a Traditional Cake Doughnut, 10g in an Original Glazed Doughnut and 20g in a Chocolate Iced Glazed Doughnut.
Soda, fruit and sports drinks are all loaded with sugar and doing more harm than good to our overall health. Sugary drinks are damaging our bodies; they cause harm to our hearts, aid in obesity and affect our physical appearance. According to nyc.gov, “Americans now consume 200 to 300 more calories each day than we did 30 years ago; more than half of those excess calories come from sugar-sweetened drinks.”
According the American Heart Association the maximum amount of sugar men should eat in a day is 37.9 grams and for women 25 grams.
Flavored Coffee Drinks
Our go-to drink first thing in the morning, coffee, may actually be detrimental to our diets. Depending on how you like it prepared, you may be consuming a ridiculous amount of sugar. One grande Caramel Frappuccino from Starbucks contains 66g of sugar. Other sugary coffee drinks include Dunkin’ Donuts Vanilla Chai – 46g, Au Bon Pain Frozen Caramel Latte – 91g, and McDonald’s McCafe Mocha – 42g.
Iced tea is usually artificially sweetened. According to myfitnesspal, 8 fl. oz. of Gold Peak Sweetened Iced Tea contains 21g of sugar; 16oz. of Snapple Iced Tea Lemon contains 36g of sugar; and 12 fl. oz. of Brisk Lemon Iced Tea contains 20g of sugar.
Snack on raw almonds and choose regular milk over almond milk. Why? According to Dr. Mercola, “most almond milk contains hardly any almonds, mostly water, added sugars, and a smattering of vitamins for good measure.” There are 13g of sugar per one cup of Silk Almond Milk vanilla flavored, according to Fooducate.