Teenage boys consuming 38 teaspoons of sugar a day

TEENAGE boys are consuming 38 teaspoons of sugar a day and some are getting 23 per cent of their entire energy intake from the white stuff alarming new data shows.

And half of all Australians are exceeding World Health Organisation’s recommendations they consume less than 13 teaspoons or sugar a day or 10 per cent of their diet.

New results from the Australian Bureau of Statistics Health Survey shows on average we’re consuming 14 teaspoons of sugar a day and most of it is in drinks or sugar added to processed food.

Read Article at news.com.au.