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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