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Posted: June 02, 2017

9 healthy-sounding foods that have more sugar than a Krispy Kreme doughnut

Healthy Foods That Aren't Really Healthy

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9 healthy-sounding foods that have more sugar than a Krispy Kreme doughnut
Glazed Krispy Kreme doughnuts (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

By Fiza Pirani, The Atlanta Journal Constitution

American Heart Association experts recommend men shouldn’t eat more than 36 grams of added sugar a day and women should limit their sugar consumption to 25 grams.

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So a single Krispy Kreme doughnut, which has 10 grams of sugar, takes up a good bulk of your recommended daily intake.

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But healthy-sounding snack replacements like yogurt and raisins actually rack up more sugar than you might think. And several options even have more than double the sugar of a Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut.

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Here are 11 foods and drinks with more sugar than a Krispy Kreme doughnut:

To learn more about added sugars and your recommended intake, visit heart.org.


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