Many experts tout sugar as public health enemy number one. Considering eating too much of it can lead to obesity, heart disease and diabetes, the title does make sense. Also because most people over consume it.
The American Heart Association recommends that women eat no more than six teaspoons of added sugar a day and men no more than nine. “Added” means any sweetness that doesn’t occur naturally in food and includes ingredients like high fructose corn syrup and honey.
Excerpted from cnn.com