The average American consumes about 25 teaspoons (about 100 grams) of added sugar a day

Most people get extra sugar in their diet from cookies, cakes, and pies

Eating too much sugar can cause premature skin wrinkling

Sugar has been shown to be highly addictive

Milk and other dairy products are sugar-free

Even though it can make you fat, consuming lots of sugar strengthens your immune system

Cancer cells cannot process and use sugar for energy

Excess sugar consumption can lead to arthritis

Thirty to forty percent of healthcare expenditures in the USA
are linked to the excess consumption of sugar

 

  • True or False: The average American consumes about 25 teaspoons (about 100 grams) of added sugar a day.
  • True or False: Most people get extra sugar in their diet from cookies, cakes, and pies.
  • True or False: Eating too much sugar can cause premature skin wrinkling.
  • True or False: Sugar has been shown to be highly addictive.
  • True or False: Milk and other dairy products are sugar-free.
  • True or False: Even though it can make you fat, consuming lots of sugar strengthens your immune system.
  • True or False: Cancer cells cannot process and use sugar for energy.
  • True or False: Excess sugar consumption can lead to arthritis.
  • True or False: Thirty to forty percent of healthcare expenditures in the USA are linked to the excess consumption of sugar.