How much sugar is in that?

Standard

Snacks

Cranberries are sour, right? So how did these get so much sugar in them?

 Craisins 
 40 g Serving
 Sugars, total:		26g
 Calories, total:		140 
 Calories from sugar:	104

Call it yogurt, but these are basically candy-coated raisins.

 Yogurt Covered Raisins
 40g Serving
 Sugars, total:		17g
 Calories, total:		364
 Calories from sugar:	68

That’s why it’s “nature’s candy”.

 Raisins
 42.5g Serving
 Sugars, total:		30g
 Calories, total:		120
 Calories from sugar:	120
 

So, that works out to almost a gram of sugar per inch. Call them fruit snacks if you want, but that’s as much sugar by percentage as Starburst.

 Fruit Roll-Ups 
 1 piece (14g)
 Sugars, total:		7g
 Calories, total:		50 
 Calories from sugar:	28
 Fruit Gushers 
 25g Serving
 Sugars, total:		13g
 Calories, total:		90 
 Calories from sugar:	52
 Fruit by the Foot 
 21g Serving
 Sugars, total:		10g
 Calories, total:		80 
 Calories from sugar:	40

That’s where the energy in energy bars comes from.

 Power Bar, Chocolate Peanut Butter
 1 bar (65g)
 Sugars, total:		23g
 Calories, total:		240 
 Calories from sugar:	92

 Clif Bar, Banana Nut Bread
 1 bar (68g)
 Sugars, total:		21g
 Calories, total:		250 
 Calories from sugar:	84

Sweet, but not that sugary.

 Caramel Rice Cakes
 1 cake (13g)
 Sugars, total:		3g
 Calories, total:		56 
 Calories from sugar:	12

Cream filled and sugar filled.

 Twinkies Snack Cakes 
 1 Twinkie 
 Sugars, total:		19g
 Calories, total:		145 
 Calories from sugar:	74
 2 Twinkies (1 package)
 Sugars, total:		37g
 Calories, total:		290 
 Calories from sugar:	148

One donut, one sugar cube.

 Donettes, Powdered Sugar 
 6 Donuts (85g)
 Sugars, total:		23g
 Calories, total:		340 
 Calories from sugar:	92

Sweetened yogurt’s not as healthy as you might think.

 Yoplait Yogurt, Strawberry
 6 oz Container
 Sugars, total:		27g
 Calories, total:		170 
 Calories from sugar:	108

Still quite a bit of sugar, plus artificial sweeteners.

 Yoplait Light Yogurt, Strawberry
 6 oz Container
 Sugars, total:		14g
 Calories, total:		100 
 Calories from sugar:	56

Best way to get kids to eat yogurt? Add plenty of sugar.

 Go-Gurt 
 1 Tube (64g)
 Sugars, total:		10g
 Calories, total:		70 
 Calories from sugar:	40

Honey roasted? Sugar coated is more like it.

 Honey Roasted Peanuts 
 Single Serving Tube (49g)
 Sugars, total:		7g
 Calories, total:		280 
 Calories from sugar:	28
 Large Bag (168g)
 Sugars, total:		24g
 Calories, total:		960 
 Calories from sugar:	96

This much peanut butter and jelly made a pretty skimpy sandwich. You’d probably use twice as much in real life.

 Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich 
 Peanut Butter
 2 Tbs. (32g)
 Sugars, total:		3g
 Calories, total:		190 
 Calories from sugar:	12
 Grape Jelly
 2 Tbs. (20g)
 Sugars, total:		13g
 Calories, total:		52 
 Calories from sugar:	50
 Complete Sandwich
 Including White Bread
 Sugars, total:		18g
 Calories, total:		330 
 Calories from sugar:	72
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