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WHO Advises on Daily Sugar Intake, What Does It Recommend?

Reuters reports on a WHO recommendation that “Sugar should account for less than 5.0 percent of what people eat each day if they are to avoid health risks such as weight gain and tooth decay linked to excessively sugary diets.” The United Nations health agency is issuing new sugar guidelines. “Five percent of total energy intake is equivalent to around 25 grams (around 6 teaspoons) of sugar per day for an adult of normal Body Mass Index (BMI).”

Read the article published in Reuters.