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Sugary Foods - Nutrition and Calories
Nutritional Information and Health Advice About Sugar in Diet

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Diet Nutrition and Calories in Sugar

Sugary Foods - Nutrition and Calorie Advice

Like fat, sugar is a concentrated source of energy (4 calories per gram) and also has a bad reputation for upsetting blood glucose levels due to it's rapid absorption into the body.

The psychological benefits of eating foods like jelly, sweets, cakes, candy, soft drinks, cookies and ice cream are fairly obvious. They taste great! However, from a nutritional and a weight control viewpoint, it's important to enjoy as an occasional special treat only.

  • Sugary foods often go hand in hand with fatty foods. (eg. cakes, cookies, candy and pastries.
  • Sugar is devoid of nutrition and contains Empty Calories

For Optimum Nutrition and Calorie Control Eat up to 8 Percent Calories from Sugar

The US Dept of Agriculture recommends that sugar makes up no more than about 8 percent of the total calories in your diet.

More Nutrition and Calories Information

For more nutritional and calorie information about foods, please see:
Nutrition - Fruit/Veg - Carbs - Protein - Dairy - Fats - Sugars

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Sources include: BBC Health (London), US Dept of Agriculture.
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