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Doctor insights on: How Many Grams Of Sugar Should I Have On An Average Day

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How many grams of sugar should I have on an average day?

How many grams of sugar should I have on an average day?

Not a set Amount: There is no normal amount of sugar - you should eat a healthy balanced diet that may include some sugar but there is no set amount. ...Read more

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What's the average grams of sugar you can eat in a day so it won't harm your body?

What's the average grams of sugar you can eat in a day so it won't harm your body?

None: Sugar is a metabolic poison. It is a root cause of high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, obesity, cancer, inflammatory diseases. Sugar is highly addictive. The less sugar you consume, the healthier you will be. ...Read more

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How many grams of sugar per day is it healthy to have?

How many grams of sugar per day is it healthy to have?

Very little: I recommend that total grams of carbohydrates (including simple sugars) be limited to 60gm or less especially if you are overweight. ...Read more

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How many grams of sugar per day befor insulin spikes?

How many grams of sugar per day befor insulin spikes?

Insulin spikes: Too much sugar is no good for anybody but unless you have diabetes or have been told you have "pre-diabetes" don't fuss to much. If you are over-weight, or not very active then be sure to take less sugar. ...Read more

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How much sodium should someone have a day? And how many grams of sugar per day?

How much sodium should someone have a day? And how many grams of sugar per day?

DRV..: The daily reference values (drv) published by the us government are the amount of nutrients recommended based on a 2000 calorie per day diet. The drv of sodium is 2, 400 mg and total carbohydrate 300 gm. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what number of grams of sugar should a 15 year old boy take in a day?

Can you tell me what number of grams of sugar should a 15 year old boy take in a day?

Depends on activity: dietary sugars should generally come from food, and be naturally occurring, as opposed to being added sugars. An active 15 yr old boy running track/cross country 3 seasons per year could need 4500 calories per day. A sedentary boy could need 2200 or fewer if he is overweight. Optimize vegetables, fruits, lean proteins, healthy fats, plenty of water in diet. might not need to count calories then. ...Read more