County fair season has begun. Before filling up on those mouthwatering fair foods, you might want to think twice.
Kristin Kirkpatrick, a dietitian with the Cleveland Clinic, has eye-opening information for when it comes to choosing a fair snack.
According to the American Heart Association, on top of their normal diet, women should have no more than 100 calories of added sugar daily.
Men are allotted 150 calories of additional sugar daily.
A serving of cotton candy alone averages out to be 25 to 35 grams of sugar, which is over those daily amounts.
For a sweet treat, she suggests a fruit cup, which many fairs are now offering.
Watch the video to learn more facts about fair food as well as healthier alternatives...