How much is too much of sugar? Does 385 calories per day sound a lot? Most Americans seem to be unmindful of how many calories they consume every day and in what ways it can have impact on their life. Craving for sweet things is increasing day by day, thanks to the sweetened beverages industry and other foods.
People consume sweets and drinks whenever they want to. It is the comfort food during rough times, snack that goes with entertainment, refreshment at the end of the day or something to nibble on just to kill time! The consumption is exceeding the recommended value by The American Heart Association.
The highest percentage comes from sweetened drinks, fruit juices and tea included, which contain sugar. It will take more than partying hard to burn all those calories. Excessive sugar can cause harm to the body in a number of ways.
Extra effort needs to be put in, to burn the extra calories. The facts and statistics about sugar consumption in this infographic, will surely surprise you.