FREE Sugar Questions
These questions are created weekly by Coach Beverly to raise awareness on the sugar consumption in our communities and to support "The Joy of Six - Sugar Pledge" Test your sugar knowledge below:
Which of the following is considered an added sugar?
How many grams of sugar in one teaspoon of sugar?
15 gms (one serving)
Erin is drinking a 16 oz Rockstar Energy drink. Each serving contains 31 gms of carb. There are 2 servings per can. How many teaspoons of sugar are in a Rockstar Energy drink?
About 8 teaspoons
About 8 tablespoons
About ½ cup
About 15 teaspoons
Which of the following is true about sucrose digestion?
Sucrose metabolism increases fructose in the liver
Honey raises blood glucose more than sucrose
Sucrose is broken down into glucose only
Sucrose is broken down into dextrose and maltose
What is the daily added sugar goal as stated by the World Health Organization and the American Heart Association?
Limit added sugar intake to less than 50 gms a day
Limit added sugar intake to about 6 teaspoons a day
Limit added sugar intake to less than 300 calories a day
Avoid all added sugar and high fructose corn syrup
KT is drinking 3 sodas a day and wants to lose weight by drinking less sodas. Each soda has 15 teaspoons of sugar. One teaspoon of sugar equals 16 calories.And there are 3,500 calories in one pound. If KT wants to lose one pound, how many days would he need to eliminate soda from his diet?
About 15 days
Added sugar is none-caloric
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