Juice1 of 11
It may be all natural, but without the fiber of the fruit, you're drinking pure sugar. Stick to 4 to 6 ounces for your morning fix. (Instead, try some of these Best Drink Options for Active People.)
Sauce2 of 11
BBQ sauce is one of the biggest offenders, often with 8 grams of sugar in just 1 ounce. Beware of teriyaki, peanut and other commercial sauces as well.
Ready-to-Eat Cereal3 of 11
Most are brimming with added sweeteners. Read the labels carefully or you're looking at 14 to 20 grams of added sugar.
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Yogurt4 of 11
Fruit-on-the-bottom varieties are full of added sugar; some have 26 grams in 6 ounces. Go with plain (preferably Greek for more protein) and add your own fruit.
Tea and Lemonade5 of 11
Sweetened teas and lemonades can drop a 48- to 50-gram sugar grenade into your system with every pint you guzzle.
Bread6 of 11
Many processed breads have about 2 grams of added sugar per slice. It adds up, so look for those with closer to zero. Rye is a good choice.
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Tomato Products7 of 11
Sugar cuts the acidity in pasta sauces (7 grams of sugar per half cup, 6 grams per ounce for ketchup). Look for varieties with no sugar added.
Protein Bars8 of 11
Something has to make that pure protein palatable. Guess what it is? Fifteen to 20 grams of sugar. Use sparingly.
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Crackers9 of 11
Some popular multigrain crackers have zero added sugar while others have a teaspoon (4 grams) per serving. Go for the former.
Lite Salad Dressing10 of 11
Manufacturers add sugar to make up for reducing the fat. Opt for oil and balsamic vinegar blends.