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25 March 2011

Added sugar adding on the weight

As the intake of sugars added to processed and home-cooked foods rises, so too, does body weight, according to a study.

As the intake of sugars added to processed and home-cooked foods rises, so, too, does body weight, according to a study that followed Minnesota residents for 27 years.

While other research has looked at sugar-sweetened beverages and their effect on weight and overall health, Wang wanted to look at added sugars - what is added to foods during processing, preparation or at the table.

 
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