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Sneaky sugar: Where added sugar lurks in your diet

Melanie Wong | Jan 25, 201609:17 AM     13

"... It’s all part of the general rule in food manufacturing that when you take out one thing, you have to add another; for example, the way the low-fat craze that began in the 1970s resulted in sugar getting added to so many products. In today’s marketplace, low-sugar packaged foods tend to cost more than high-sugar options, partly because substituting sugar with more nutritious ingredients costs more, and because the products with less sugar are more often marketed to consumers who are already reaching for organic or GMO-free products... "

Sneaky sugar: Where added sugar lurks in your diet

When the federal government finally recommended a daily limit on added sugar in its 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, released earlier this...

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