Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 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. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Add your comment Thank you, your comment has been submitted. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical 7 mistakes that can impact your blood pressure reading Lifestyle ‘I tried haemorrhoid cream on my puffy eyes – here’s what happened’ News Former Banyana midfielder Makhosi Luthuli on her struggle with Lymphoma Medical 4 foods that can improve your hearing Lifestyle PSA: You can now track your periods using your Fitbit Fitness How to burn more kilojoules at the gym — without doing any extra exercise From our sponsors Win a R1 500 hamper with Alpecin Hypertension Consumer Fact Sheet Understanding diabetes self-management WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Live healthier Mental health & your work » How open are you about mental illness in the workplace? Mental health in the workplace – what you can do to help If you know that one of your colleagues suffers from a mental illness, would you be able to help them at work? Maligay Govender offers some helpful mental health "first aid" tips. Sleep & You » Sleep vs. no sleep Diagnosis of insomnia 6 things that are sabotaging your sleep Kick these shut-eye killers to the kerb and make your whole life better – overnight.