|Typical Values||100g contains||A typical apple (133g) contains|
|Energy||173kJ (41kcal)||173kJ (41kcal)|
Calories : 41.00 kcal per 100g
Sugar : 8.90 g per 100g
Salt : 0 g per 100g
Fat : 0.10 g per 100g
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The Estimated Average Requirement for Energy (a prescribed amount to maintain a healthy body weight) for a female age: 25-34 is 2175 kcal 1 (p.83-85)
The World Health Organisation (W.H.O.) recommends that the maximum proportion of energy from all sugars (intrinsic and added) is: 5% and a strong recommendation of an absolute maximum of 10%
The energy value of a gram of Sugar is 3.8 kcal.1 (p.93)
W.H.O. Recommended maximum sugar intake for age: 25-34 and sex:female is
5% x 2175 / 3.8 = 28.6g of Sugar per day
7.2 cubes .
and the Absolute maximum is 57.2g of Sugar per day.
Nb. The W.H.O2 recommendations for maximum sugar intake are considerably lower than those of the NHS3.