More reason to avoid added sugar

Added sugars have been associated with cavities, obesity, and diabetes; now added to the list is an increased risk from death from cardiovascular disease (CVD). Researchers used health survey data to estimate sugar consumption, and higher sugar consumption was associated with death from CVD. Higher sugar consumption was defined as 7 servings or more of sugar-sweetened beverages per week—which is a lot lower sugar consumption than average.

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About Deb Hart

Deb Hart is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. For the last 28 years, she has been helping bariatric surgery patients reach their health and weight goals. She teaches people how to set up a lifestyle that supports a healthy weight. Deb set up her own lifestyle to include lots of long walks with her furry family members, workout classes at her local wellness center, meal prepping, and finding new ways to enjoy foods without added sugar.
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