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Multiply by 4

To find the number of calories from sugar in a product, multiply the grams by 4. For example, a product containing 15 grams of sugar has 60 calories from sugar per serving.

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Satiety

While foods rich in fiber, fat, and protein help make a person feel full, sugar does not create feelings of satiety.

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the sweetest compound

The sweetest compound

The sweetest compound known is called lugduname. It’s over 20,000 times sweeter than sugar.

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World’s oldest ingredients

Sugar is one of the world’s oldest ingredients. The people of New Guinea were most likely the first to domesticate sugar cane around 8000 B.C.

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One teaspoon of sugar

One teaspoon of white sugar has 15 calories and one teaspoon of corn syrup (a type of sugar) has 20 calories. Soft drinks are responsible for most of the added sugar in the average American diet.

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