The World Health Organization Says Eat Less Sugar

March 5, 2015 1:15 AM

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But too much of it can expand our waistlines, rot our teeth and increase the risk of Type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

So the World Health Organization has new advice: Limit sugars to less than 10 percent of total calories consumed each day. And capping your sugar intake at just 5 percent of your daily calories “would provide additional health benefits,” the guideline says.

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