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We'll startling new report on just how much younger Americans are consuming the Centers for Disease Control reports -- added -- like.
Table sugar sir -- -- account for a whopping 13%.
Than adults total caloric into.
I had a little circle a pancake this morning NASA.
I'm guilty of that well cutting the sugar.
Seems like a very simple fix but the food industry doesn't always make it so easy place now to talk about it doctor Alexis operatives attending physician.
And assistant professor at new York presbyterian -- to -- thanks for being with us -- This -- why does it -- her.
It matters because.
That -- to be added to foods people don't know that is happening.
So things like you look at ingredients and -- -- -- -- -- to -- -- sort of -- -- corn syrup.
Fruit juice concentrate textures for tennis and people don't realize at that senator yet they don't know what that is exactly so they don't really know what they're taking.
And then that we are -- -- -- that -- contributes to a lot of health problems not just obesity but diabetes heart disease even some cancers.
The other problem is that when we're eating these foods we're not getting micro nutrients that we would be getting if they're eating better -- -- we're not getting her vitamins and minerals.
Because they're eating foods containing what we -- empty calories in Atlanta the biggest sources and that is -- -- interestingly enough this study showed that about two thirds of the added -- that we get now when -- added sugar I'm saying.
Not the sugars that are getting from fruits from -- things like -- But -- -- the -- -- -- that we get are from foods but the biggest contributor to that around is so well let's.
Political labels -- -- only magazines and Weight Watchers are bringing here to -- report I always look at the back and here's a typical label.
Now there you see sugars but there's no percentage doctor.
Right well the -- There -- reason that -- doesn't show anything is because the percentage means the percent of what we're supposed to take in what we need during the day.
And we don't need we're not supposed to taking any action center.
But just to put this in the violence contacts when you see understand -- and -- give -- -- number of -- -- number of grams of sugar in ones serving about product.
Maybe two servings of barricade might see it I can't see with it but it's one or two -- it is it's a one OK -- serve -- serving but.
In general and man is missing about 36 grams of Saturday and woman is this about 24 grams of sugar.
If you look at the back -- -- labeling you -- eighteen grams of sugar in ones serving.
-- you can imagine.
You know that's that's you got to really watch what it is yeah I think I learned to look at I don't really have a sweet taste I have a problem cutting out sugar.
What do people need to do if they do have a sweet to send me fruits exactly and the I am guilty of that of the -- you.
And it doesn't mean never eat chocolate things like that and if you're going to eat chocolate definitely recommend -- -- -- -- a lot of good properties -- times.
Try to get your fix from fruit things like berries and mangoes they have a lot of natural center.
But they're sweet scent that might work for apple which also has fiber which is it that balances out -- at and T also house I keep him at Racine.
-- -- -- you might get a -- and that way but it's also really important to recognize a lot of foods.
Have a lot of -- we don't know it says things like tomato -- peanut butter salad dressings and have a -- center.
So rather than -- -- out of seeing maybe Allen would know vinegar.
Lemon salt and pepper yes cities here taste and you're going to -- you need.
-- their differences in the percentage for gender age ethnicity.
I -- what I found was that -- take in more calories from sugar about it at another hundred calories really as opposed to women during the day however.
We've taken a greater percentage of their calories at a checkers I think they're suggesting that men eat more during the day and the other thing is and they did find it the CDC -- found in the study.
That lower economic classes you taking more and I think that's because there's a lot of -- in processed foods to add a taste and processed foods tend to be.
Less expense they don't really need to do that just eat clean eat that that's like what I always tried to myself be clean don't put -- on -- that's restart to get in trouble and so the tyranny should have last night -- Not a good idea of whack and our -- entitled -- -- streets and some lottery.
Slice of that -- -- with -- wow bad idea that if a lot doctor Alexis Halperin thanks so much for being with you.
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