The recommended daily sugar intake allowance is 5 teaspoons, or 80 calories, for an adult female and 9 teaspoons, or 144 calories, for an adult male, according to the American Heart Association. The organization bases th... More »

While one serving of any cereal does not exceed the recommended daily sugar allowance on its own, many cereals offer half of the recommended sugar amount, including Kellogg's Honey Smacks. It tops the list of the most su... More »

Adults should consume 45 to 65 percent of their total calories as carbohydrates, according to Mayo Clinic. For an adult consuming 2000 calories daily, 900 to 1300 calories should come from carbohydrates, or 225 to 335 gr... More »

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