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Sources of sugar

What foods contribute to the daily sugar intake for children aged 4 to 12?

sources of total sugar pie chart

graphic regarding sweetened cereal and bmi


6 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Data. Hyattsville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, [2007-08][http.cdc.gov/nchs/nhanes].

54 Albertson AM et al. The Relationship between Ready-to-Eat Cereal Consumption Categorized by Sugar Content and Body Measures in American Children: Results from NHANES 2001- 06 Nutr Research 2001;31:229-236.

55 O’Neil CE et al. Presweetened and Nonpresweetened Ready-to-Eat Cereals at Breakfast Are Associated With Improved Nutrient Intake but Not With Increased Body Weight of Children References 12 and Adolescents: NHANES 1999-2002. Am J of Lifestyle Med 2011:1-12.

 

 

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Benefits of Cereal

One of the healthiest breakfast choices. (pdf) Go