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Sugar is killing us!

 
Sugar is killing us!
Posted February 5th, 2014 @ 5:20pm by Levi

According to a new study, Americans are consuming too much sugar – and all this sugar is killing us.

Researchers found that 71% of U.S. adults get more than the recommended 10% of their daily calories from added sugars in foods and drinks – and that this sugar consumption is connected to a higher risk of death due to cardiovascular disease.

The sugars that are causing problems are found in processed or prepared foods, such as sugar-sweetened drinks, grain-based desserts, fruit drinks, ice cream, candy, ready-to-eat cereals, and bread.

(Source: Los Angeles Times)

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