The Healthy Food Guide team believe that making small diet and lifestyle changes brings the best long-term gains. We look at the science behind the headlines and promote a balanced way of eating.

Sugars divide into two groups: ‘free’ and ‘intrinsic’. We need to reduce our intake of free sugars as they offer no nutritional benefits – this category covers white and brown sugars, plus natural sweeteners such as honey and agave nectar. Intrinsic sugars are naturally found in whole fruit and vegetables are good for us.

Click here to download our handy guide to hidden sugars in food.

how to cut hidden sugar

*Weight-loss results will vary and are down to your individual circumstances and the amount of weight you have to lose.