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Sucrose and high fructose corn syrup both linked to increased health risk

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Consuming sucrose and high fructose corn-sweetened beverages increases liver fat and decreases insulin sensitivity Decreased insulin sensitivity is a risk factor for Type 2 diabetes Significant changes in liver fat and insulin sensitivity seen in just two weeks of consuming sugary beverages Britishreporter.com — Consuming sucrose, the more “natural form of sugar,” may be as bad for your health as consuming high fructose corn syrup, according to a UC Davis, study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. “This is the first dietary intervention study to show that consumption of both sucrose- and high fructose corn-sweetened beverages increase liver fat and decrease insulin sensitivity,” said…

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Sucrose and high fructose corn syrup both linked to increased health risk

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Consuming sucrose and high fructose corn-sweetened beverages increases liver fat and decreases insulin sensitivity Decreased insulin sensitivity is a risk factor for Type 2 diabetes Significant changes in liver fat and insulin sensitivity seen in just two weeks of consuming sugary beverages Britishreporter.com — Consuming sucrose, the more “natural form of sugar,” may be as bad for…

Reducing Sugar in Packaged Foods can Prevent Disease in Millions

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The FINANCIAL  — Cutting 20 percent of sugar from packaged foods and 40 percent from beverages could prevent 2.48 million cardiovascular disease events (such as strokes, heart attacks, cardiac arrests), 490,000 cardiovascular deaths, and 750,000 diabetes cases in the U.S. over the lifetime of the adult population, reports a study published in Circulation, Harvard University…

High Blood Sugar Levels ‘Reprogramme’ Stem Cells

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The FINANCIAL — High levels of glucose in the blood ‘reprogrammes’ stem cells, leading to a lasting increase in the risk of developing dangerous atherosclerosis, according to research funded by the British Heart Foundation published today in Circulation.…

Sugar not so nice for your child’s brain development

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The FINANCIAL -- New research shows how high consumption affects learning, memory. Sugar practically screams from the shelves of your grocery store, especially those products marketed to kids, according to University of Georgia. …