Sugar spikes heart disease risk—independent of weight gain

Too much sugar can stress your heart, analysis confirmed. Sugars contribute to cardiovascular risk independent of the effect of sugars on body weight,” says Te Morenga.  There did not appear to be any special metabolic effect of sugars making people more likely to gain weight on high-sugar diets compared with low sugar diets. But since sugar raises blood glucose and stimulates insulin production, findings support public health recommendations to reduce added sugar in diets as one of the measures which might be expected to reduce the global burden of cardiovascular diseases. Find study details below:

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