Calories : 55.00 kcal per 100g
Sugar : 13.40 g per 100g
Salt : 0.015 g per 100g
Fat : 0.00 g per 100g
|Organisation||UK Food Services Agency|
The Estimated Average Requirement for Energy (a prescribed amount to maintain a healthy body weight) for a female age: 8 is 1625 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: 8 and sex:female is
5% x 1625 / 3.8 = 21.4g of Sugar per day
5.4 cubes .
and the Absolute maximum is 42.8g of Sugar per day.
Nb. The W.H.O2 recommendations for maximum sugar intake are considerably lower than those of the NHS3.