20 Surprising Things Countries Are No. 1 At
Biggest sugar consumption: United States
The average American consumes 126 grams of sugar a day – that is about 4.4 oz. – much of it from soda and other soft drinks.
In comparison, the global average is a fraction of that amount just 34 grams of sugar per person per day. The American Heart Association recommends no more than 36 grams of sugar for men and 25 grams for women a day.