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Articles May 2014 Issue

Added Sugars Add to Your Heart Risk

Even one can of sugar-sweetened soda a day implicated in study.

Previous studies have linked added sugar, such as in non-diet soft drinks and other beverages, to increased risk of key factors in heart disease—including weight gain, hypertension, type 2 diabetes and unhealthy cholesterol levels. Now, for the first time, a new analysis of nationwide dietary data has found an association between consumption of added sugar and higher risk of death from cardiovascular disease.

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