070:365 - 07/09/2012 - How Much Sugar?
How much sugar do you ingest when you drink a can of soda? About 8 (Eight) teaspoons of sugar. (5 grams of sugar=1 teaspoon)
The American Heart Association recommends that men limit their sugar intake to 9 tsp. of sugar per day, or a total of 45 g of sugar and for women limiting sugar intake to 6 tsp. per day. Similarly, this limit should account for added sugars and can also include the sugars found in desserts and beverages such as soft drinks.