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15 gram method: The simple sugar rule that helped me lose weight

When I hired an expensive personal trainer, he gave me a simple trick to deciphering confusing food labels that’s stayed with me ever since: never eat anything with more than 15g per 100g of sugar.


It saw me cut out foods I presumed were healthy from their star rating or marketing, including cereal bars and protein bars.


So how does the 15-gram rule withstand further scrutiny?


Accredited Practising Dietitian Joel Feren says it’s bang on the money:


“According to the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute we should be choosing products with 15g of sugar per 100g [or less],” Feren says.


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