In 1822, the average sugar consumption of an American was just 45g for every five days.But in 2012, the consumption increased to 765g for each five days.
For every week, an American ears up to 3,550 pounds of sugar. While American Heart Association recommends 9.5 teaspoons of sugar a day, the average adults consume 22 teaspoons and the average child consumes 32 teaspoons per day.
Too much sugar is can cause obesity, hypertension, hyperglycemia, depression, and many kinds of cancers. And studies find that sugar addiction is as equal as addiction to cocaine.