A typical British family was asked to record their food and drink intake for a week to see how much sugar they eat every day. The results show a much higher intake than what’s recommended – between two to four times as much. Most of the sugar they consume is hidden in “normal” foods.
The British Dietetic Association’s dietitian Aisling Pigott comments on the results:
“I think the Botterills’ diet is fairly typical and actually, the amount of sugar in what they eat is quite similar to the UK average consumption“