How much sugar is okay?

3rd July 2020 | Moira Geddes

Forget fat – it’s sugar that’s the real culinary criminal. The experts now know that foods containing dietary fats can actually be good for us. Plus, that foods high in good fats don’t always equal weight gain. So, because it turns out it’s sugar that’s the bad guy, this raises a bit of a dilemma: the sweet stuff tastes so good! So how much of it is actually okay? Check out the video below to find out how much sugar Australians are actually consuming each day… and how it compares to what the experts recommend.

For more, check out this article on the Australian company that’s switching sugar from the problem to the solution. It could potentially be a global game-changer in the fight against obesity and type 2 diabetes. We’ve also got this advice on the science behind your sweet cravings. Plus, check out our recipes for monkfruit sweets and healthy cupcakes.