Sugar In Our Diets / by john cheng

Are you going to the grocery store after work later? You may want to take a minute to watch this great TED-Ed Animation explaining how sugar is hiding in much of the products we buy that make up our diets and how it affects our bodies. How much hidden sugar are you eating?

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/sugar-hiding-in-plain-sight-robert-lustig While sugar is easy to spot in candy, soft drinks and ice cream, it also hides out in foods you might not expect -- including peanut butter, pasta sauce and even bologna! Robert Lustig decodes confusing labels and sugar's many aliases to help determine just how much of that sweet carbohydrate makes its way into our diets.