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How much added sugar? For every 4 grams of sugar on a food label there is 1 teaspoon of sugar in the food (fruit is one exception and is okay because it is natural sugar accompanied with fiber and other nutrients) Some tea and soda beverages contain 5 teaspoons...
 
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How much added sugar? For every 4 grams of sugar on a food label there is 1 teaspoon of sugar in the food (fruit is one exception and is okay because it is natural sugar ac-companied with fiber and other nutrients) Some tea and soda beverages contain 5 teaspoons...
 
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Americans love dining out. On a typical day, more than 130 million will be foodservice patrons. Sales in 2009 are expected to reach $566 billion at over 945,000 locations.* While home-cooked meals are better for your health and pocketbook, it is clear that many do not have or make that choice. Better restaurant menu labeling ... 3 Steps for Better Dining Out
 
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1. Large meat entrees pack calories. Look at the calories in these big steaks, offered in many popular steakhouses: – 14 oz New York 819 – 12 oz sirloin 877 – 12 oz prime rib 1,445 Solution: Choose fish or chicken or a small meat appetizer or share large...
 
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Quick Portion Guide Beverages - fist is about a cup Crackers and chips - handful is about an ounce Baked goods - two fingers or one small biscotti is about 150 calories; size of palm is 500 calories. Fried food - Limit or omit Pizza - stick to one...