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.

Protein Bars - Unfortunately many supposedly healthy protein bars can have a shockingly high sugar content, so its always worth checking the label.
Protein Bars - Unfortunately many supposedly healthy protein bars can have a shockingly high sugar content, so its always worth checking the label.
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Soup - Pre-made supermarket soups can sometimes be packed full of sugar to disguise an absence of interesting herbs and spices.
Soup - Pre-made supermarket soups can sometimes be packed full of sugar to disguise an absence of interesting herbs and spices.
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Take out salads - Buying a ready-made salad usually seems like the healthiest meal to grab on the go, but may come with a sweet dressing that contains little other than sugar.
Take out salads - Buying a ready-made salad usually seems like the healthiest meal to grab on the go, but may come with a sweet dressing that contains little other than sugar.
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Tinned Fruit - Sugary syrup is often used to preserve fruit for longer, but even draining the can when its opened wont remove every drop of syrup.
Tinned Fruit - Sugary syrup is often used to preserve fruit for longer, but even draining the can when its opened wont remove every drop of syrup.
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