Sugar in Your Food

Sugar, specifically simple sugars in many forms, has become one of the most harmful ingredients in our food. It is a large contributor to the plague of obesity that currently contributes to many health problems in America.

This brief post will not discuss the topic, but instead serves to introduce an infographic I have prepared to point out the importance of checking our food’s sugar content by looking at the nutrition label for hidden sugars.

infographic of sugar hiding in your food

As you check your nutrition label watch out for multiple forms of sugar in one product. By using smaller amounts of more types of sugar they appear further down on the list of ingredients so that they do not appear to be present in such large quantities, but added together they may be a very large part of what you eat.