According to the American Heart Association (AHA), the maximum amount of added sugars you should eat in a day are:
Men: 150 calories per day (37.5 grams or 9 teaspoons).
Women: 100 calories per day (25 grams or 6 teaspoons).
There is a huge difference between table sugar vs fruit sugar. Fruits contain water, fiber and other beneficial nutrients. Purified forms of sugar these are including table sugar, honey, and high fructose corn syrup — consumed as added sugar to soda, candy, and sweetened baked goods should be consumed in moderation.
Try avoiding eating foods ( can fruits and other products ) that have corn sweetener, corn syrup, honey, dextrose, molasses, malt syrup, glucose, fructose, lactose and maltose listed as ingredients.
Read labels carefully often food companies use nicknames for sugar.
Here are the most common nicknames:
Barley Malt Syrup, Beet Sugar, Brown Rice Syrup, Brown Sugar, Cane Crystals, Cane Juice Crystals, Cane Sugar, Sucrose, Coconut Sugar, or Coconut Palm Sugar, Corn sweetener, Corn syrup, Corn Syrup Solids, Dehydrated Cane Juice, Dextrin, Dextrose, Evaporated Cane Juice, Fructose, Fruit juice concentrate, Glucose, High-fructose corn syrup, Honey, Invert sugar, Lactose, Maltodextrin, Malt Syrup, Maltose, Maple Syrup, Molasses, Palm Sugar, Raw Sugar, Rice Syrup, Saccharose, Sorghum, Sorghum Syrup, Treacle, Turbinado Sugar, and Xylose.
During cancer treatment do not consume table sugar, instead use stevia as sweetener.