Hospitals, Distributors Overlook New FDA Sugar Recommendations

Minneapolis, M.N., January 11, 2016 – In November 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration recommended that people consume no more than 50 grams of sugar
per day.  This marked the first time the FDA adopted a position on sugar intake, and
many experts acknowledge the guidance is long overdue given the growing number
of health issues linked to high sugar consumption.

A category of medical nutrition that is consistently overlooked in the discussion
about reducing sugar consumption are nutritional shakes…