You likely consume more sugar than your needs. It tastes good, obviously, but a wide range of health problems, such as obesity and a higher risk for type 2 diabetes as well as heart disease have been proven to associate with this eating habit.

The recommend intake levels is less than six teaspoons per day for women, and nine teaspoons for men, according to the American Heart Association.

See the infographic below to see how you probably exceed your daily sugar consumption target in just one meal, snack or beverage per day.

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