Did you know that the average American consumes 22 teaspoons of sugar a day?
Read nutrition labels ! A gram of sugar is hard to picture. Divide the grams of sugar by 4 to get the quantity of sugar in teaspoons.
16 grams of sugar is equivalent to 4 teaspoons of sugar. Many breakfast cereals and yogurts contain 20 or more grams of sugar PER serving!
There are 40.5 grams of sugar in a 12 oz can of Coke.
- Forty grams of sugar is the equivalent of 10 teaspoons of sugar.