Dispelling nutrition myths, ranting, and occasionally, raving


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Follow Friday: SugarGram

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This infographic is pretty neat; especially when it comes to the mind boggling quantity of sugar in those last few items. However, some of their numbers are a little off. For example, a medium apple contains about 14 grams of sugar, not 23 (obviously this will vary somewhat depending on the size and variety of apple). It’s also important to consider that while an apple or baby carrots may contain more sugar than a single oreo cookie they also contain significantly more healthful nutrients.