Fructose, sucrose, maltose, syrup, molasses, xylose, saccharose— you know the most common term for all these?
It is important to know the amount of sugar present in the food we eat, not only for the sake of our dental health but also for our general health.
So how much sugar is in your everyday food?
Milkshake (1 tall glass) — 2 ½ teaspoons
Cornflakes (1 bowl) — 1 ½ teaspoons
Fruit smoothie (1 glass) — 3 ½ teaspoons
Coke (1 can) — 10 teaspoons