- Dietary guidelines that limit sugar are based on low-quality evidence, a new paper suggests
- Some experts condemn the paper, as it was funded by a group with ties to soda companies
- "We are in a public health war against diabetes," one expert says
(CNN)How many spoonfuls of sugar can you have in a day? The World Health Organization advises no more than about 6 teaspoons of added sugar -- less than a can of soda. The same recommendation was made for children in a study published in the journal Circulation in August.