9:30 Coffee Break: Sugar and Sweets

Coffee Break
What songs do you want to hear for today's coffee break? (MPR Graphic / Tracy Kompelien)

Yesterday, the World Health Organization released new guidelines about sugar consumption. These guidelines recommend consuming no more than 10 percent of your calories from sugary substances — about 50 grams of sugar per day — but went a step further by encouraging people to strive for half that amount, if possible.

Cutting sweets and sugar certainly seems like sound advice, but there's one place where we can binge on sugar and sweets as much as we'd like: in song lyrics.

So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs that mention "sugar" or "sweet" would you like to hear? Send us your requests.

Songs Played

The Archies - "Sugar, Sugar"
Eurythmics - "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)"
The Beatles - "Ain't She Sweet"
Echo and the Bunnymen - "Lips Like Sugar"
The Velvet Underground - "Sweet Jane"
Cocteau Twins - "Sugar Hiccup"

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