Great blog about hidden sugars in your food. That’s why it is so important to read the labels on the food your eating. Or better yet, eat whole, unprocessed foods. Basically, food without wrappers.
This is a common theme, but always a topic worth revisiting. I was looking at the amount of sugar in certain foods the other day, and comparing a small fruit yoghurt with a chocolate coated tea cake, and other items that may be consumed as mid-meal snacks, late-night snacks, or as dessert after a meal.
You see, the yoghurt is a classic example of the kind of foods that have become enormously popular over the last 20 or 30 years, as the words ‘low fat’ have been used as marketing tools to get people to buy these foods thinking they are opting for foods that are healthier options and may help with weight loss.
Typically, a parent buying foods in UK supermarkets for their children to have as dessert may consider a chocolate coated tea cake as a ‘naughty treat’ only for special days or holidays, but they may look upon fruit-flavoured…
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