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It is possible to unwittingly consume too much arugula, or even baby food?

Excessive consumption of certain salads can be detrimental to health, and rye bread can often contain more salt than crisps. Here are seven surprising foodstuffs that one can unwittingly consume too much. Did you know that half a litre of soda makes up half of a human's daily need for sugar?

23.10.2014 5:50

1. Sugar

Drinking over half a litre of soda in a single day is too much for you. Sugar should make up 10 per cent of the daily energy intake. What this means is that an average person who consumes 2,000 kilocalories daily is allowed to eat only 200 kilocalories worth of sugar. It can be had from as little as 50 grams of sugar, which is contained within half of a chocolate bar, half a litre of soda, or a little over three decilitres of flavoured yogurt daily.

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