Today, the federal government issued its much-anticipated update to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. For a read of the new guidelines, click here.
Most of the new guidelines sound familiar: eat more fruits and vegetables, consume more seafood and whole grains, and cut down on salt, refined grains, sodium, saturated fats, and trans fats.
One new recommendation stands out: we should limit added sugar consumption to no more than 10% of daily calories.
How much added sugar amounts to 10% of daily calories? Continue reading