When you're on the quest for better health, the last thing you need is a sugary derailment. So many of the foods we choose each day are loaded with hidden sugars that can undo all of our dieting and exercise efforts. No matter which diet plan you subscribe to there is one universal rule: the less sugar the better. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans suggests limiting added sugar intake to <10% of calories per day (this means 200 calories for those following a 2000 calorie diet). We asked Rachel Swanson, MS, RD, LDN and Dr. Aviva Romm to unveil the secret sugar bombs that we need to watch out for. Here are ten foods to keep on your radar.
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