Sugar Content of Popular Foods

(USDA recommends that the average person
eat no more than 10 teaspoons of sugar per day)

 

FOODTSP“% Daily Value”
Snickers bar, 2.1 oz.58
TastyKake Honey Bun, 3¼ oz.660
Lowfat fruit-flavored yogurt, 8 oz.770
Entenmann's Chocolate Fudge Cake, 3 oz.85
Burger King Cini-minis w/icing,* 4.7 oz.995
Pepsi, 12 oz.10¼103
Pancake syrup, ¼ cup10¼103
Hostess Lemon Fruit Pie, 4½ oz.11½115
McDonald's Vanilla Shake,* 20 oz.12120
Cinnabon,* 7½ oz.12¼123
Sunkist Orange Soda, 12 oz.13130
McDonald's McFlurry with Butterfingers,* 10 oz.13¾138
Strawberry Passion Awareness Fruitopia, 20 oz.17¾178
Dairy Queen Mr. Misty Slush,* 32 oz.28280
Sources: Manufacturers, USDA, CSPI analyses and/or estimates.

Center for Science in the Public Interest, August, 1999