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Simple swaps to cut sugar from your diet

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image"><img src="http://cdn.abclocal.go.com/assets/news/kabc/images/logos/origin.png" alt="KABC"></div><span class="caption-text origin-image"><p>The average American consumes 22 teaspoons of added sugar each day -- about 355 calories worth. That adds up to 70 pounds of sugar each year. Along with contributing to weight gain, the sweet stuff causes a host of other health problems as well.    Like salt, sugar is seemingly in most processed foods, but there are choices that are better than others. A typical day of sweetness can be easily reduced with simple swaps.  </p></span></div>
August 20, 2012 2:28:34 AM PDT