3 'healthy' products that contain more sugar than you can even imagine

January 13, 2020  16:19

Some products seem useful and healthy to us, but they contain a lot of harmful substances, including sugar.


Greek yogurt without additives is healthy, but when it comes to sweet yoghurt sold today in almost all stores, it has a lot of flavors and sugar.

“Look for brands with no more than 20 grams sugar per single serve container,” says Joy Bauer, M.S., R.D., NBC’s Today Show diet expert, and founder of Nourish Snacks. “Or buy plain and doctor it up with fresh chopped fruit.”

Sports drinks and fruit juices

Drinking so-called sports drinks or even regular fruit juices after a workout is a bad idea. According to experts from Harvard University, only one serving of such drinks may contain 5 teaspoons of sugar. Packaged orange juice is even worse - it contains 10 teaspoons. Therefore, instead of all these drinks, it is advisable to drink plain water.


Ketchup is useful because it contains antioxidants - unless, of course, it is made from real tomatoes. But the problem is that ketchup usually has a lot of sugar: just one tablespoon of ketchup may contain a teaspoon of sugar:

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