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If You Meet Any of These 5 Criteria, You Need To Cut Back on Sugar

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Samantha Boesch of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 6: Sugar is delicious, and eating it in smaller quantities can be fairly harmless. Unfortunately, added sugar is everywhere, and it's hard to not consume it in large quantities on a regular basis."Most people in the U.S. eat too much sugar, most of it added, and most people would be better off to lower their sugar intake," says Dana Ellis Hunnes, PhD, MPH, RD senior clinical dietitian at the UCLA Medical Center, assistant professor UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, and author of Recipe For Survival. "By eating a whole, less-processed diet, one can accomplish this goal of eating far less sugar."And while everyone can benefit from lowering their sugar intake, there are certain types of people that may want to monitor their added sugar intake on a regular basis. Read on to see if you're one of the people who needs to cut back on the sweet stuff, and for more on how to eat healthy, make sure you avoid these 100 Unhealthiest Foods on the Planet.Read the original article on Eat This, Not That!

If You Meet Any of These 5 Criteria, You Need To Cut Back on Sugar

Sugar is delicious, and eating it in smaller quantities can be fairly harmless. Unfortunately, added sugar is everywhere, and it's hard to not consume it in large quantities on a regular basis.

"Most people in the U.S. eat too much sugar, most of it added, and most people would be better off to lower their sugar intake," says Dana Ellis Hunnes, PhD, MPH, RD senior clinical dietitian at the UCLA Medical Center, assistant professor UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, and author of Recipe For Survival. "By eating a whole, less-processed diet, one can accomplish this goal of eating far less sugar."

And while everyone can benefit from lowering their sugar intake, there are certain types of people that may want to monitor their added sugar intake on a regular basis. Read on to see if you're one of the people who needs to cut back on the sweet stuff, and for more on how to eat healthy, make sure you avoid these 100 Unhealthiest Foods on the Planet.

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