The Sugar-iest Foods That Don't Even Taste Sweet

October 17, 2014 1:15 PM

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The Sugar-iest Foods That Don't Even Taste Sweet

Sure, they make for an easy, grab-and-go option for harried mornings, but don't be deceived: Many brands of energy or granola bars contain added sugars that total up to as much as a candy bar. Take a Pumpkin Pie CLIF bar, for example. Sure, it packs 9 grams of protein and 4 grams of fiber, but with its 25 grams of sugar, it rivals a Snickers.

The problem here isn't the naturally occurring sugars in yogurt, but the artificial sweeteners you'll be ingesting if you reach for a fruit-on-the-bottom variety. A six-ounce container of the sweetened stuff can run you upward of 30 grams of sugar, the threshold at which yogurt becomes "pure garbage...

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