FDA proposes Nutrition Facts benchmark for added sugar intake

FDA proposes Nutrition Facts benchmark for added sugar intake

The FDA is proposing that the Nutrition Facts label include the percent daily value for added sugars based on the recommendation that the daily intake of calories from added sugars not exceed 10% of total calories.

In March 2014, FDA proposed updates to the Nutrition Facts label including adding the amount of added sugars in grams on the Nutrition Facts label, but without the percent daily value.

“The Daily Value, which is used to calculate the percent Daily Value that

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