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Nicola highlights the alarming sugar intakes and explains what happens when we consume too much.

In the discussion box below please comment on the following:

  • Are you surprised by the amount of sugar which is being consumed?
  • After watching this video do you think you will be more conscious of the amount of sugar you are consuming?
  • Research how much sugar is being consumed in your country and post the results in the discussion box below.
  • Have a go at calculating the amount of total sugar for one day (some foods maybe hard to do) and post your results. Are you surprised and your own result?

Remember to also post what drinks you think are A, B, C, D and E.

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