Sugar…Hidden in Plain Sight

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Did you know that 74% of packaged foods, both sweet and savoury, have added sugar? Even if you are not a sweet tooth you may be consuming more sugar than you realise. Some foods promoted as “natural” or “healthy” are laden with added sugars, compounding the confusion for consumers. Eating too much sugar is really bad for your health. A high sugar intake has been linked to an increased risk of many diseases, including obesity, heart disease, type 2 diabetes and cancer. Pre-packaged foods and drinks that are higher in…