Are the chocolatinas the foods that more sugar they have?

As it is possible to be observed in the following nutritional pyramid, propose by the Foundation Mediterranean Diet, in his peak or it divides more discharge are the candies, which consider products of sporadic consumption.


Source: Foundation Mediterranean Diet

The chocolatinas are classified within this food group, reason why its consumption must be very precise. This is due to its high fat and added sugar content, between which are great amounts of saturated and greasy fats trans, both very little recommendable for the cardiovascular health. In addition, the studies are already many that have demonstrated the close relation between a high sugar consumption, with the obesity and the diabetes.

In spite of this, there are many other products that contain great amounts of sugar, mainly those highly process, as they are the refreshments, the industrial juices, the industrial baker's shop or the treats.

Analyzing the comparison between a one chocolatina and softdrink can (330 ml) (45 g), it is observed that the sugar content of an only softdrink can is higher than the one of a chocolatina.

  Energy (kcal) CH (g) Sugars (g) Proteins (g) Lipids (g) AGS (g) AGM (g) AGP (g) Cholesterol (mg) Fiber (g) Vitamin C (mg) Calcium (mg) Sodium (mg) Iron (mg)
Chocolatina 191 31.5 29 1.2 7.3 6.7 0.2 0.05 0 0.14 0 34.2 117 0.41
Refreshment 137 36 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.3 36.3 0


This comparison can draw attention, since it lies down to avoid certain food type as the chocolatinas, whereas others of daily consumption as they are the refreshments, can happen unnoticed. By this, he is very interesting to pay attention to the labelling and nutritional information of products, since of these very useful information can be extracted exceeds what amounts of different nutrients and substances we are ingesting.