Thursday, September 1, 2016

Is That Granola or Dessert?



What’s the difference between granola and dessert, you may ask? The answer is: there is none. At least if you’re judging by the sugar content in commercial brands.

NYT: Why Your Granola Is Really a Dessert

The sugar content in one cup of popular brands of granola usually range between 20 and 30 grams. In comparison, one cup of ice cream has 28 grams of sugar.

Not that much different – except that granola is perceived as a healthy choice.


ZERO Added Sugar to Children Below the Age of 2, Recommends the American Heart Association

The Chocolate Cheerios Miracle: Prevent Heart Disease With Added Sugar


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