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Liquid Sugar: 5 Scary Facts

Posted by healtheo360 on Dec 22, 2014 12:00:36 PM

As much as we love our sweets and soft drinks, it is no secret that these tasty treats are harmful when eaten in excess. Added sugars, which are sugars not found naturally, have recently been found to exist in 75% of packaged food. However, the liquid sugar found in sodas, sports drinks, and energy drinks is the largest source of added sugar consumed by people in the US. Researchers are continually finding evidence that liquid sugar is extremely harmful, and that liquid added sugar is possibly the most harmful kind of added sugar. Learn some of the major reasons to start keeping liquid sugar out of your diet:

1) Liquid Sugar can increase chances of dying from heart disease by 1/3

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