Bitter–and Sweet–Sugar News

A 25-year observational study provides still more reason to limit your intake of added sugar and sugary beverages, while a small clinical trial suggests that exercise may help offset some of sugar’s negative effects. The first study, published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology in June 2020, looked at the effect of added sugar […]

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