Honey, Oh Sugar, Sugar

So last week we did a piece on Salt and this week it is the turn of Sugar to get a bashing…

Goodness me I am so anti ingredients these days. This time last year I wouldn’t care one jot whether the foods were pre-packed and full of salt to preserve them or laced with sugar to make them taste better just as long as they were easy to make and enjoyable to eat.

As you are probably aware, most adults and children in this country (and most of the western world to be honest) eat too much in the way of sugar. By this I don’t mean they sit with the sugar bowl and each spoonful after spoonful of the stuff (although when you drink certain drinks you might as well be doing so), no I mean the hidden sugars or “Free Sugars” as they are known that inhabit everyday things that we take for granted from breakfast cereals to fruit juices to yoghurts to energy bars to milk and the list goes on and on.

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