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If a canned fruit contains added sugars, such as sweetened applesauce or mandarin oranges in light syrup, can it still be served and count as a sweet item?

Yes, any syrup or jelly served will count as a sweet item. If "lite" and "no added sugar" products are served, please assure they do not contain artificial sweeteners, as artificial sweeteners are not allowed with the Eat Smart Guidelines.

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