Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Are the Main Sources of Added Sugar Intake in the Mexican Population.

@article{SnchezPimienta2016SugarSweetenedBA,
  title={Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Are the Main Sources of Added Sugar Intake in the Mexican Population.},
  author={Tania G S{\'a}nchez-Pimienta and Carolina Batis and Chessa K Lutter and Juan A Rivera},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2016},
  volume={146 9},
  pages={1888S-96S}
}
BACKGROUND Sugar intake has been associated with an increased prevalence of obesity, other noncommunicable diseases, and dental caries. The WHO recommends that free sugars should be <10% of total energy intake (TEI) and that additional health benefits could be obtained with a reduction below 5% of TEI. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to estimate the total, intrinsic, and added sugar intake in the Mexican diet and to identify the food groups that are the main sources of these sugars… CONTINUE READING
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