WHO cuts its advised sugar intake in half Guidelines cut to 6 teaspoons a day to avoid risks such as weight gain and tooth decay Thu, Mar 6,Updated: Thu, Mar 6,Adults should eat less than the equivalent of 6 teaspoons of sugar a day if they are to avoid health risks such as weight gain and tooth decay, WHO said. Adults should eat less than the equivalent of 6 teaspoons of sugar a day if they are to avoid health risks such as weight gain and tooth decay linked to sugary diets, the World Health Organisation said yesterday.
Issuing draft guidelines calling for a new sugar limit of less than 5. Free sugars include monosaccharides and disaccharides that are added to foods by manufacturers, cooks or consumers, and sugars naturally present in honey, syrups, fruit juices and fruit concentrates.
Five percent of total energy intake is equivalent to around 25 grams - or around 6 teaspoons - of sugar a day for a normal xiaoke diabétesz kezelésére szolgáló adult.
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Research published last month in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine suggested the risk of dying of heart disease is higher among people who eat a larger percentage of their calories from added sugars. And the risk was also higher for people who had seven or more sweetened drinks a day.