10 Sugar-Slashing Strategies
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said your daily sugar intake should be just five percent of your total calories, which is half of what they have previously suggested. And if you don't know what the WHO are, they're the holy grail when it comes to health and disease, so it's best we listen up. So what's five percent of your total energy intake? Well, it's equivalent to about 25 grams (or six teaspoons) of sugar per day for an adult with a normal Body Mass Index. What's the catch? Nope, no catch here. Cutting back on sugar won't just help with weight loss, it will also help reduce the risk of cavities and other health related issues. So if you think you're already sweet enough and ready to slash that sugar in half, here are 10 not-so-sweet strategies to make it happen.