Tuesday, February 8, 2011

How Much Sugar Is In That? Sugarstacks.com

When I started eating Cleanly, one of the first things I became aware of is the amount of hidden ( and not so hidden sugar ) in processed foods. Last night, I found this terrific website: Sugarstacks.com that visually shows you the amount of sugar in your foods. A sugar cube is equal to 4 grams of sugar - so each little pyramid records the amount of sugar in your food.

I'm posting a few of their pictures here as a visual teaser, but I encourage you to browse their site. It's an incredible visual reminder of what processed foods contain, and for me, it was very helpful in keeping me in check.

A serving ( 1 tablespoon ) ketchup:

2 waffles with 1/4 c syrup: