Sugar Quiz: Can You Guess How Much Sugar These Foods Contain?

by Lauren Joskowitz
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Do you think you know how much sugar is hiding in your favorite foods? Sugar can sneak into your diet in unexpected ways. And many people are consuming more sugar than they realize. It’s important for your health to stay informed about your intake. So, test your knowledge with our 9-question sugar quiz and learn about what foods surprisingly have sugar.

After each question, we’ll reveal the sweet (or not-so-sweet) truths about these everyday items.

Keep in mind: According to the World Health Organization, adults should consume no more than 6 teaspoons (25 grams) of sugar on a daily basis to maintain a healthy diet.


Sugar Quiz: Can You Guess How Much Sugar These Foods Contain? | MyFitnessPal

Test Your Sugar Knowledge
1. A standard 12 oz can of cola typically contains:
Wow, sweet guess! A can of cola has about 10 teaspoons of sugar, or approximately 40 grams.
Actually, a can of cola has about 10 teaspoons of sugar (or approximately 40 grams). Surprising, right?

About the Author

Lauren Joskowitz

Lauren Joskowitz is the Editorial Director at MyFitnessPal, a Certified Holistic Nutritionist and the producer and host of The Clean Body Podcast. For more, follower her on Instagram.

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