Specialists in internal medicine from Siloam Hospital Jakarta, Dr. Anny Suryani Gultom Mulyani said, in a day, the body needs sugar intake is only 50 grams, equivalent to four tablespoons of course. This amount is equivalent consumption of two glasses of sweet tea or cake consumption twice per day.
"A glass of sweet tea containing 2 tablespoons sugar, bottled drinks 2.5 tablespoons of sugar, chocolate and cakes containing 2 tablespoons of sugar. While the intake of 50 grams of sugar per day, or 4 tablespoons per day," he said, Thursday (9 / 2), cited Antaranews.
She added that the consumption of sugar drinks 1-2 servings per day just dealing with a number of degenerative diseases. Namely, diabetes type two (26 percent), heart disease (35 percent) and stroke (16 percent).
"Diabetes itself many lead to complications. If exposed to the eye can cause bleeding eye resulting in blindness, cataracts sooner than people who do not suffer from diabetes, glaucoma," he said.
"Then heart disease, organ damage to the kidneys (renal failure), if the strike could lead to organ innervation typical symptoms such as numbness-numbness, tingling and cramps easy," said Mulyani.