DALLAS — For the first time, the American Heart Association has made specific recommendations for how much sugar people should consume. Before now, the association has just advised moderation in sugar consumption. In a recent AHA study, researchers found that Americans on average are consuming 22 teaspoons of added sugar daily, more than twice the amount the AHA recommends. In a statement this week in the association's journal, Circulation, the AHA makes the following recommendations: Most ...

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