Keeping a tab on your every day sugar intake is a vital part of a heart-healthy lifestyle, particularly if you have already been diagnosed with diabetes. However, chances are you are still swallowing more added sugar than you realize from some everyday foods. Well, there is some good Whether you are trying to reduce sugar in your everyday diet, we have a few pretty good ideas to help you out. This is NYK. So, watch out this video for some daily tips to stop eating lots of sugar.
• Avoid drinking soda drinks
You may be surprised to know that a regular 12-ounce can of soft drink contains 8 teaspoons of sugar. So, rethink soda & soft drinks. Let's face it drinking plain water is best, but if you are trying to lose some pounds or want to drink something sweet, diet drinks can be a better choice than sugar-filled drinks.
• Better breakfast
Some servings of your morning breakfast like oatmeal or cereal have as much sugar as three chocolate chip cookies. Instead of adding sugar to sweeten cereal or oatmeal, top your bowl with fresh fruits (strawberries, bananas) or dried fruits (apricots, raisins).
• Read food labels
Sugar is everywhere and added sugar can be easily identified by reading the food label.
So, it's better to read and compare the ingredients list of the products & pick the ones with less amount of added sugars. Fruits & dairy products contain some natural sugars that is a better option.
We hope that reducing your sugar intake is now not quite as hard as you thought!