Sugary foods and drinks have been found to raise the prevalence of diabetes worldwide, according to a study recently published online in PLoS ONE. Researchers cited some countries such as Bangladesh, France, Georgia, Philippines and Romania, where diabetes is prevalent despite low obesity rates, which therefore led them to suggest that diabetes may be mainly driven by excessive sugar intake. Most of the worldwide rise has been thought to be type 2 diabetes linked to the metabolic syndrome (a group of risk factors), which includes high blood cholesterol level, high blood pressure and insulin resistance. Researchers reported that for every […]Continue reading Diabetes from Added Sugar on the Rise in Many Countries
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