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Our Best Clean-Eating Tips #6: Cut Back on Sugar

By Lisa D'Agrosa, M.S., R.D., February 22, 2016 - 11:59am

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Join us for our 28-Day Clean-Eating Challenge. Spring clean your diet with clean-eating dinner plans, recipes, inspiration and tips.

Most of us eat far too many added sugars. The easiest way to clean up sugars in your diet is to limit obvious sources of sugar like soda, candy and baked goods. But don’t stop there—healthy foods like yogurt, tomato sauce and cereal can be “sneaky” sources of added sugars. Spend some time today reading labels. Choose plain or no-sugar-added varieties of your favorite foods, and check the ingredients to make sure sugar either isn’t listed at all, or is listed toward the bottom of the ingredient list.

Recipe to Try: Broiled Mango

TAGS: Lisa D'Agrosa, M.S., R.D., Health Blog, Clean-Eating Challenge, Good choices, Health, Nutrition, Wellness

Lisa D'Agrosa, M.S., R.D.
Lisa D’Agrosa is EatingWell’s digital nutrition & news editor. She is a Registered Dietitian and completed her master’s degree in Nutrition Communication at Tufts University. She loves tasting all the recipes from the Test Kitchen and geeking out over nutrition science. @LisaDAgrosa

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