How Can the FDA Help Us Limit How Much Sugar We Consume?

Health officials have been warning Americans that their sugar intake is dangerously high for years. Managing your sugar intake can be incredibly difficult, as well, it tastes good. We associate sugar with some of our absolute favorite foods, and it’s difficult to resist those. But, if you have diabetes, you are strongly encouraged to have a healthy diet, which includes limiting sugar.

Unfortunately, sugars are often hidden in foods you wouldn’t necessarily suspect, making it harder than it should be to regulate how much you’re consuming. Thanks to a couple of changes by the Food and Drug Administration, U.S. citizens will soon be able to look at food differently, and make better, more informed choices.

Watch the video below to learn more about how sugar ends up in your food and on your waistline, as well as some of the ways the FDA hopes to help you avoid it.

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