According to the American Heart Association,
“For most American women, that’s no more than 100 calories per day, or about 6 teaspoons of sugar. For men, it’s 150 calories per day, or about 9 teaspoons.”
Women: less than 100 calories, 6 tsp or 24g of added sugar per day.
Men: less than 150 calories, 9 tsp or 36g of added sugar per day.
(Consider 1 tsp as equal to 4g of sugar.)
Did you know that?
- One Coca-Cola 12-ounce can has 39g of sugar.
- One Orange juice 12-ounce bottle has 36g of sugar.