- Doctors: Sugar is the body's preferred food, but we eat too much of it
- Added sugars need to be monitored instead of naturally occurring ones
- The American Heart Association says six teaspoons of added sugar is the daily limit for women
- The AHA recommends that men get no more than nine teaspoons of added sugar daily
(Health.com)Every few years, there's a new food bad guy in town -- and right now, it's sugar. Some experts have even declared it a "poison" that's "killing us."