Added Sugars and Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Children: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association
OPEN Circulation | 24 Aug 2016
MB Vos, JL Kaar, JA Welsh, LV Van Horn, DI Feig, CA Anderson, MJ Patel, J Cruz Munos, NF Krebs, SA Xanthakos and RK Johnson
Poor lifestyle behaviors are leading causes of preventable diseases globally. Added sugars contribute to a diet that is energy dense but nutrient poor and increase risk of developing obesity, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, obesity-related cancers, and dental caries.
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