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Sizing up Sugars and Sweeteners

Sugar is one of the most common ingredients in the foods and drinks we consume, but how much is a healthy amount?

The average American today consumes three pounds of sugar a week. In the 1800s, the average American consumed two pounds of sugar a year!

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