Frequently Asked Questions About Sugar

Updated:Feb 19,2014
Sugar FAQs

Questions About Sugar

No, but sugars add calories and zero nutrients to food. Adding a limited amount of sugars to foods that provide important nutrients—such as whole-grain cereal, flavored milk or yogurt—to improve their taste, especially for children, is a better use of added sugars than nutrient-poor, highly sweetened foods.

 


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