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12. Perceptions vary in how sugar and starch affect weight

Fats and Carbs - A Snapshot of Consumer Knowledge from a Recent FDA Survey

August 2005

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12. Perceptions vary in how sugar and starch affect weight - See text below

Perceptions vary in how sugar and starch affect weight

33% of consumers say sugar and starch have the same effect on a person's weight; 43% cannot say; and 25% say they have different effects on a person's weight.