Low fat foods contain 20% more sugar than full-fat counterparts

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HOUSTON, TX – Feel good about yourself for getting that low-fat muffin instead of the regular one?

Looks like you might not be doing yourself any favors. Foods marked as ‘low fat’ have an average of 20% more sugar than their full-fat counterparts.

The sugar levels are even being called dangerous and picking the ‘skinny’ stuff could potentially lead to weight gain and risk of diabetes.