Risk of cardiovascular disease from sugar is independent of weight gain

Source: Medical News Today

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Date of publication: May 2014

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell: Researchers in New Zealand have found evidence that sugar can impact a persons risk of heart disease independent of weight gain. With governments looking at possible changes to recommended safe dietary sugar intake, this study shows how sugar alone could cause issues regardless of weight.

Length of publication: 1 webpage

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Acknowledgement: UK Health Forum

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