Added Sugar in Kid's Snacks

[fa icon="calendar"] Sep 12, 2017 6:09:56 PM / by Shelley Hopper

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KIND recently unveiled an installation in Times Square made of 45,485 pounds of sugar. The installation serves as a visual representation of the amount of added sugar children in the U.S. are eating every five minutes. 

 

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Fruit snacks are an often undetected contributor to this overconsumption, with 9 out of the 10 leading fruit snacks containing added sugar as the first ingredient.

 

 

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Consistent with KIND's 13-year history as a health and wellness leader, this month also marks their entry into the fruit snacks category with the release of KIND┬« Fruit Bites, the only fruit snack from a leading snack brand that contains no added sugars and has fruit as the first and only ingredient - you won't find any juices, purees, concentrates or preservatives here!

 

 

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KIND is one of our sponsors here at FIT4MOM, and we are thrilled to help them spread the word about their new endeavor into the fruit snack world. To learn more about their Times Square installation and spread awareness of children's added sugar consumption, feel free to like and share, or read more about the news here.

Topics: KIND

Written by Shelley Hopper

Mama to a cub living where the air is salty and life is sweet. FIT4MOM Digital Media Manager. Home "chef" and recipe developer and blogger at Seashells and Sit Ups / shelleyhopper.com. Chips and salsa obsessed, golden retriever lover, and single mama to sweet babe, Tanner Kai.

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