9 Surprising Foods With More Sugar Than a Krispy Kreme Doughnut

Gary Taubes’ expose in Mother Joneson the sugar industry’s terrifying campaign to convince the American public that sugar won’t kill you, maybe you’ll reach for a “healthier” option instead—like a green Odwalla “Super Food” smoothie.

Mother Jones: 9 Surprising Foods With More Sugar Than a Krispy Kreme Doughnut

Not so fast. According to a new report by Credit Suisse, you might be better off eating a doughnut than some of the stuff marketed as healthy. Here are nine surprising foods that have more sugar than a Krispy Kreme doughnut, which, at 10 grams, seems saintly in comparison:

1. Luna Bar: 11 grams

2. GRANDE STARBUCKS latte: 17 grams

3. Subway 6″ Sweet Onion Teriyaki Chicken Sandwich: 17 Grams

4. 8 oz Tropicana 100% Orange Juice: 22 Grams

5. Yoplait Original Yogurt: 27 Grams

6. 20 oz Vitamin Water: 33 Grams

7. Sprinkles Red Velvet Cupcake: 45 Grams

8. California Pizza Kitchen Thai Chicken Salad: 45 Grams

9. Odwalla Super Food Smoothie (12 oz): 50 Grams

 
 

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