With over 65 percent of Americans tipping the bathroom scale in the direction of being classified as overweight or even obese, few of us have an extra 350 calories kicking around in our daily diets to be devoted to less nutrition-rich foods with tons of added sugar.
Where is all of this sugar coming from?
The three top sources of added sugar in the diet of Americans are:
- Soft drinks, energy drinks, and sports drinks;
- Grain-based desserts, such as cakes and cookies; and
- Fruit drinks.