“Everything in moderation” is my favorite motto when it comes to nutrition. If you have a sweet tooth like I do, you know following that motto is easier said than done when faced with the abundance of sugar-laden treats out there.
Let me clarify: There’s nothing wrong with eating sugar in moderation, but eating too much can lead to a toxic environment in your body that causes disease.
While I’m sure you are aware of the high amounts of sugar in desserts and treats, what you may not know is there are hidden sugars lurking where you wouldn’t expect them to–and even in foods considered healthy.
Here are some common grocery items that you may not know contain hidden sugars: