Exposing hidden sugar

January 13, 2012 12:39:58 AM PST
Think you don't eat a lot of sugar? Consider this, every day the average American consumes the equivalent of 22 teaspoons of "extra" sugar ? sugar that's been added to food and beverages. That's about a half of a cup a day! If you're pretty sure you don't have a sweet tooth, Consumer Reports says you may be in for a surprise.