These Seemingly Healthy Foods Contain Too Much Sugar

Most people who know the basics of nutrition understand which foods and drinks contain a lot of sugar. While some think it can only be found in junk food, there are actually many other food items that are packed with added and natural sugar. From pasta sauce, milk, salad dressing, and more, here are some seemingly healthy foods that are huge sugar bombs.

Choose Your Cereal Wisely

Checking the nutrition facts on your cereal box is key to understanding how much added sugar is in each serving. Some of the cereals with the highest sugar content are the ones marketed towards children.

View of a table setting with a bowl of breakfast cereal (and banana slices), a cup of coffee, and a pitcher of milk
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According to Healthline, people who eat cereal should choose brands that don’t contain added sugar and are high in fiber.