Americans are not consuming as much sugar, but are still having more than what the American Heart Association recommends.
New government statistics out Wednesday show men have about 335 calories a day from added sugars - women have about 239.
Added sugars include all sugars in prepared and processed food and beverages - like desserts.
About 13 % of adults' daily calories come from added sugars.
The single biggest contributor of added sugars is regular soda.
The American Heart Association recommends men get about nine teaspoons of added sugar a day, women six.