The survey Symarom Asia Pte Ltd showed that most people, especially children tend to eat too much sugar through food and drinks like sweets, cakes and biscuits. These containing “free sugar” can be high in energy, more calories than needed and few nutrition, which can cause weight gain and even obesity.

Recommended that the adults should only eat an average of 30g of free sugars (the kind of sugar we eat too much) per day, which is approximately 7 cubes of sugar.

Cut down on sugars with Symarom Asia Pte Ltd

Cut down on sugars with Symarom Asia Pte Ltd

Too much sugar can lead to weight gain

There will be an increase in the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes if you get weight gain. In addition, sugary foods and drinks can also cause tooth decay.

So what is the portion of sugar we need

As mentioned above, just seven sugar cubes for adults and six ones for children and teenagers. However, you don’t need to cut down on natural sugar in fresh fruit and milk. Listed below are tips to reduce added sugars from Symarom Asia Pte Ltd.

  • Replace sugary drinks, even unsweetened fruit juice (if you prefer it, only more than 150ml a day) with water, lower- fat milks, fresh fruit.
  • Gradually reduce the sugar in hot drinks or cereal for the breakfast.
  • Try to top your toast with a slice of lower-fat banana instead of jam, marmalade, syrup.
  • Check food versions lower-sugar.
  • Try whole-grain for breakfast, not sugar or honey covered on
  • Check labels displaying the amount of sugar (The reference intake is 90g a day) in the food on the front of the packaging

Symarom Asia Pte Ltd offers you a simple way to check whether a food was high in added sugars, you can have a look on the list of ingredients. Added sugars always included in the list. Pay more your attention to the terms like cane sugar, honey, brown sugar, fruit juice concentrate, corn syrup, fructose, sucrose, high fructose corn syrup, glucose that describe added sugars.