1 of 2: Do you know how much sugar you’re getting?
2 of 2: Sophia Antonson is a registered dietitian and nutritionist.
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What about the amount of sugar in herring and pickle? Can you dig yourself up without sugar? What is the appropriate amount of sugar in food?
Dietitian: Focus on the right sources of sugar
Sugar is something we should generally cut down on because it doesn’t contain any nutrients. However, my position is that we should primarily reduce the large sources of sugar such as sweets, soft drinks and coffee bread. Sometimes eating jam, ketchup or caviar isn’t the whole world. Same thing with herring and pickled salmon. There are very small amounts of sugar in these products, so I don’t think you need to worry about eating them. In addition, fatty fish contain a beneficial fatty acid called omega-3.
Ask your dietitian
Sophia Antonson is a registered dietitian and nutritionist.
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When it comes to sugar in food, it’s a good idea to eat as little as possible. See the table of contents. If sugar is in one of the first places, then there is a lot of sugar in the product. If you’re going to buy bread, muesli and takeaway, for example, you can look for a keyhole. The symbol ensures that the product has a low sugar content. Dairy products You can buy natural varieties of them and sweeten them yourself with berries. This way you reduce the sugar as you can and leave room for plenty of nutrition.
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