Are you sweet enough already?

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In the UK we eat too much sugar, on average 700g or 140 teaspoons a week per person.

Research has shown that a higher sugar intake is associated with worse mental health, but it is not always easy to know when we are eating sugar.

There are lots of different ways added sugar can be listed on ingredients labels. If you decide to reduce the amount of sugar you eat, look out for these ingredients (all of them are sugar!):

  • sucrose

  • glucose

  • fructose

  • maltose

  • fruit juice

  • molasses

  • hydrolysed starch

  • invert sugar

  • corn syrup

  • honey