Sugar is Only 15 Calories per Teaspoon.
"Sugar", pure and simple, is as perfect as nature's sweetener gets. For balancing taste and flavor in foods from apple pie to tomato sauces to zucchini bread, it's the sweetener made by nature that you can trust for your family. And it's only 15 calories a teaspoon!
- Sugar is a basic carbohydrate that every healthy body needs for energy. In other words, sugar is an essential fuel for muscles, internal organs and first-rate brain function.
- One (1) gram of sugar, like that of any other carbohydrate, provides 4 calories in a person's daily diet. Sugar is converted immediately into the fuels a body needs.
- Common weight gain is attributed to taking in more calories than a person can burn over the course of a day. Obesity is the result of eating too much food, especially those with a high-caloric content. It's easy to point a finger at sugar as the reason for obesity. Science, however, doesn't support that view.
- Sugar is also an essential element in the process of baking. In addition to providing sweetness, sugar adds flavor, bulk and structure. It also retains moisture in baked goods and is needed to help baked goods brown to a nice, golden color.
Sugar Calorie Guide
|Sugar (Serving Size)
|Table Sugar, 1 level teaspoon (4g)
|Table Sugar, 1 heaping teaspoon (6g)
|Table Sugar, 1 cup
|Table Sugar, average (1 cube)
|Icing Sugar, 1 average tablespoon (12g)
C&H Sugar encourages all individuals maintain a healthy and balanced diet. Always check with your doctor before making changes to your diet.