University of Vermont

University Communications

USA Today, BBC Quote UVM Nutrition Professor on Sugar Intake

Rachel Johnson, a professor of nutrition at UVM and spokeswoman for the American Heart Association, adds her voice to USA Today and BBC articles on new guidelines from the World Health Organization and a proposal from First Lady Michelle Obama regarding sugar intake. According to the updates, fewer than five percent of daily calorie intake should be from added sugars. “We are consuming way too much added sugars for good health,” Johnson says. Read the stories: USA Today / BBC