Named and shamed - the foods you might think are healthy, but contain stacks of sugar

These are the 12 foods which we would usually consider healthy but contain stacks of potentially harmful sugar

British favourites such as baked beans and tomato ketchup have been named and shamed on a list of foods that are surprisingly high in sugar.

Researchers from health and fitness site Vivotion.com have revealed 12 foods and drinks that have a shocking sugar content. Consuming above the recommended daily limit of sugar can contribute to weight gain and could mean facing a higher risk of anything from cancer, heart disease and diabetes to depression and even acne.

Dried fruit - Removing the moisture from fruits makes them last much longer but some companies chose to make up for this with a surprising amount of added sugar.
Dried fruit - Removing the moisture from fruits makes them last much longer but some companies chose to make up for this with a surprising amount of added sugar.
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Ketchup - Popular condiments such as tomato ketchup are often used to sweeten bland meals, but a popular high street brand can typically contain over 20g of sugar per 100g.
Ketchup - Popular condiments such as tomato ketchup are often used to sweeten bland meals, but a popular high street brand can typically contain over 20g of sugar per 100g.
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Low Fat Yoghurt - When health food companies remove the fat from yoghurt to make it better for you, they probably wont mention the sugar that it might have been replaced with.
Low Fat Yoghurt - When health food companies remove the fat from yoghurt to make it better for you, they probably wont mention the sugar that it might have been replaced with.
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Milk - Even skimmed milk contains nearly 30g of sugar per pint, which can make it an unhealthy drink if consumed too often and add to the calorie content of breakfast.
Milk - Even skimmed milk contains nearly 30g of sugar per pint, which can make it an unhealthy drink if consumed too often and add to the calorie content of breakfast.
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