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If I am having a smoothie during lunch and there is 60 grams of natural sugar (no sugar added) is that too much sugar?

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Dr. James Shoemaker
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In brief: 150 g Sugar

It takes a dose of about 150 g of sugar (sucrose, half fructose, half glucose) to induce triglyceride formation.
If the rest of your meal has 90 g of carbohydrate from high glycemic index foods like pasta, rice or white bread, you are at risk of raising your triglycerides, and gaining body fat.

In brief: 150 g Sugar

It takes a dose of about 150 g of sugar (sucrose, half fructose, half glucose) to induce triglyceride formation.
If the rest of your meal has 90 g of carbohydrate from high glycemic index foods like pasta, rice or white bread, you are at risk of raising your triglycerides, and gaining body fat.
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