The research is in, and it tells us that the fat in food is not what’s making us unhealthy. Instead, sugar is behind the recent spike in obesity and type 2 diabetes.

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Unfortunately for dieters, many foods that are marketed as healthy are actually loaded to the brim with sugar. A single serving of some items has more than the recommended daily amount of the sweet stuff.

Here are 10 items that have staggering amounts of hidden sugar. Don’t be fooled by catchy phrases like “whole grains” and “high protein.” Always read labels before you buy.

And no, that Starbucks Frappuccino is not coffee. That’s a milkshake. Real, healthy coffee actually tastes like, you know, coffee.

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