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How many grams of sugar should a person eat a day?

How many grams of sugar should a person eat a day?

Fri. Jan 4, 10:23am

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sugar or carbs? Seriously limit the amount of refined carbs such as actually sugar, bread, pasta etc. but You need good carbs found in Fruits and veggies. I am on a diet prescribed by WebMD at 1200 calories it suggests 99-184 carbs with 25-35 fiber, 25-44 fat and 28-99 protein. I have lost 15 lbs doing this diet and it seems well balanced.

Friday, January 04, 2008, 11:39 AM

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I meant actual sugar, thanks for your help though. The reason I asked is because the yogurt I had this morning had 27g of sugar and the oatmeal had 22g. Is this too much for breakfast? Is there some guidelines?

Friday, January 04, 2008, 11:55 AM

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Hm, my steel-cut oats lists 0g sugar, so I'd have to say that 22g sugar is excessive.

I think a guideline that a lot of people who are trying to minimize added sugar in their diets is to keep it under 10g per meal/snack.

Friday, January 04, 2008, 2:52 PM

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I would say 27 and 22 grams of sugar for one meal is a LOT! I don't think I have even close to that much in my whole day!

Friday, January 04, 2008, 2:54 PM

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You might want to look at what you are eating again,pp, even fruit has sugar in it.

Friday, January 04, 2008, 4:09 PM

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