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18 October 2016

How much sugar is too much for kids?

How much sugar is too much for kids? The American Heart Association now recommends that children between the ages of 2 and 18 should consume less than six teaspoons, or 25 grams, of added sugar per day. Parents of little ones under the age of two years are advised that their kids should not take in beverages or foods that contain added sugars at all. The more foods that are high in added sugars kids eat, the higher their risk of developing high blood pressure, obesity and heart disease.

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