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Can You Order Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner Without Eating A Shit Ton Of Sugar?

If added sugar is wrong, I don't wanna be right.

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The average American eats 82 grams of added sugar per day. That's three Snickers bars' worth of sugar.

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The American Heart Association recommends having no more than 24–36 grams of added sugar a day, which means a lot of us are having more than twice the recommended max.

And this is kind of a problem, because eating a lot of added sugar is associated with heart disease, obesity, and diabetes. The thing is, sugar is in sooo many packaged foods (sometimes in shocking amounts) that it's kind of difficult to avoid unless you're vigilant AF.

(By the way, added sugar is any sugar that is added to food during processing or preparation, not the naturally occurring sugar in fruit and dairy.)

So, let's see if you can order a day's worth of meals and snacks without going over the AHA's recommended daily max of 36 grams of added sugar.

Godspeed!

Note: All nutritional info has been taken from brand websites or product packages. Also, while the items in this quiz might contain some naturally occurring sugar, the vast majority of the sugar in each option is added during processing or preparation.

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