Nutritionist Kabanov assessed the sugar content in a glass of soda: the entire daily requirement

Nutritionist Alexey Kabanov said that one glass of soda contains the maximum amount of sugar for the body per day.

Nutritionist Kabanov shared his opinion that How much can you drink sweet carbonated drinks? He noted that the sugar content in such drinks is extremely high. The nutritionist assessed the sugar content in a glass of soda as the entire daily requirement, that is, the sugar that a person can eat without health consequences in a day from all products containing it.

“According to WHO recommendations, you can consume no more than 20-25 grams of sugar per day – this amount is contained in one glass of cola or any other sweet drink,” Kabanov told Gazeta.Ru.
The specialist drew attention to the fact that Today, sugar is included in a huge number of foods and drinks, including those that are not classified as confectionery. Kabanov emphasized that excessive consumption of such added sugar is one of the serious problems in the diet of modern people. Many dangerous diseases are associated with such overeating of sugar, including morbid obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and dementia.

The nutritionist stated that for many people, taking into account existing chronic health problems, added sugar in the diet should not even be limited, but eliminated.

“People who are overweight, prediabetes, or at increased risk of cardiovascular diseases definitely need to give up sugar and high cholesterol,” the expert warned.
Earlier, the portal wrote that doctor Alexander Myasnikov named foods whose consumption is harmful to joint health.

Important! Information is provided for reference purposes. Ask a specialist about contraindications and side effects and under no circumstances self-medicate. At the first signs of illness, consult a doctor.

Alexey Kabanov Alexey Kabanov Healthy lifestyle nutritionist-consultant, deputy director of the ANO Scientific Research Center “Healthy Nutrition”