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Calculate grams of sugar

02/01/2008

Question:

I read in a magazine how to calculate grams of sugar into teaspoons. Your divide a number into grams, and I was thinking it was 3 or 4?

Answer:

Yes, you would divide the grams by 4 to get teaspoons of sugar. It is quite surprising to many people to discover that one 12-ounce can of pop has about 44 grams of sugar which is equal to 11 teaspoons!

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Jane   Korsberg, MS, RD, LD Jane Korsberg, MS, RD, LD
Senior Instructor of Nutrition
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University