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Monday, July 28, 2014
Diet and Nutrition
Calculate grams of sugar
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?
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!
Jane Korsberg, MS, RD, LD
Senior Instructor of Nutrition
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University