Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Dental Did You Know: Sugar Consumption in Canada

Yes, as you can imagine, Canadians have a daily sugar consumption rate that is very high at about 26 teaspoons per day. The World Health Organization recommends no more 10% of the calories in an average 2000 calorie diet come from sugar (about 12 teaspoons).

Source: Croutze R, Heeding our call on Sugar Reduction, CDA Essentials, Vol 3,  No 5,  pg 7.

Hans Skariah, B.Sc., DMD
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