A spoon full of sugar may help the medicine go down, but depending how many spoonful's you consume on a daily basis you could be at risk of tooth decay and erosion.
American Heart Association recommends a daily average of 37.5 g for men and 25 g for women. One tablespoon of sugar is 14.3 g. Before you reach for that next soda or energy drink take a look at the chart below to see what you are exposing yourself to not only for you oral health, but for you overall health.
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