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Sugar Showdown

In Sugarcoating the Truth, you read about the health risks of consuming too much sugar. Can you match the following foods with the amount of sugar they contain? See answers below.

DANIEL REITER/ALAMY STOCK PHOTO (ICE CREAM); SHUTTERSTOCK (YOGURT)

Strawberry Fruit-at-the-Bottom Yogurt (170-gram single-serving cup) vs. Strawberry Ice Cream (85-gram serving)

A. 24 grams

B. 17 grams

SHUTTERSTOCK

Orange Juice (8 ounces) vs. Cola (8 ounces)

A. 26 grams

B. 22 grams

FCAFOTODIGITAL/GETTY IMAGES (GRANOLA BAR); SHUTTERSTOCK (DOUGHNUT)

Brown Sugar Oatmeal Breakfast Bar vs. Glazed Doughnut

A. 19 grams

B. 12 grams

WIKIMEDIA (CHEESEBURGER); SHUTTERSTOCK (SANDWICH)

Fast-Food Cheeseburger vs. Turkey Sandwich With Cheese

A. 10 grams

B. 8 grams

ANALYZE IT: What are some healthier, low-sugar alternatives to the foods and drinks listed on this page? Research to find out how much sugar these alternatives contain.

Answers: 1. A, B; 2. B, A; 3. A, B; 4. A, B

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