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THE SUGAR SERIES ( Snapple Lemon Iced Tea)

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Ok, so Snapple says that their product is made from the best stuff on earth. I’m not disputing this claim but the sugar content is impressive compared to last weeks offering but it’s still not anywhere near healthy. In fact, it’s not even in the same zip code! Here are the facts: Snapple Lemon Iced [...]

THE SUGAR SERIES ( Arizona Lemon Ice Tea )

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Arizona Lemon Ice Tea

Now I understand that many people think they need sweetener in their tea, but this is a little much for anyone. Here are the facts:Arizona Lemon Ice Tea 8 oz (240 ml) ServingSugars, total: 24gCalories, total: 90Calories from sugar: 90 24 oz CanSugars, total: 72gCalories, total: 270Calories from sugar: 270As you can see, the only [...]

THE SUGAR SERIES (SOBE MANGO MELON)

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We have to give Sobe credit for being upfront: the label says, “Naturally sweetened with sugar.”Here are the facts:Sobe Mango Melon8 oz (240 ml) ServingSugars, total: 29gCalories, total: 120 Calories from sugar: 11620 oz (590 ml) BottleSugars, total: 70gCalories, total: 280 Calories from sugar: 280SOBE ENERGIZE: Caffeine free beverage. 30g of SUGARSo as we’ve learned [...]

THE SUGAR SERIES (QUAKER OATS CAP’N CRUNCH)

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Kid’s cereals all have about the same amount of sugar “per serving” – but serving size varies, and would usually fit in a very tiny bowl. Again, look at the actual serving size bowl compared to a regular bowl. DECEPTIVE?Here are the facts:Cap’n Crunch Cereal1 Serving (3/4 cup/1 oz)Sugars, total: 12gCalories, total: 110Calories from sugar: [...]

THE SUGAR SERIES (KELLOGG’S FROSTED FLAKES GOLD)

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A “serving” vs. a real bowl full.Ok, Here are the facts:Frosted Flakes Gold Cereal1 Serving (3/4 cup/31g)Sugars, total: 10gCalories, total: 110Calories from sugar: 401 Bowl (75g)Sugars, total: 25gCalories, total: 275Calories from sugar: 100So, it really amazes me if you look at the picture and realize that a serving is pretty small, and that’s how they [...]

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