According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, no more than 10 percent of your total daily calories should come from added sugar. If you’re eating 2,000 calories per day (the amount a moderately active women needs to take in to maintain her weight), that means your sugar intake is capped at roughly 50 grams. But if you really want to cut back, the American Heart Association says that 25 grams is the max you should be eating. (Cue the collective yikes). Here’s what both of those recommendations look like:
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