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Month: September 2022

A Sweet and Deadly Trap

People who pay no attention to the amount of sugar they consume are at high risk of health problems such as weight gain and obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. You just might be one of those people. Sweetened beverages are a big culprit. Americans consume an average of more than 17 teaspoons of sugar (about 290 calories) a day from added sugars. This is far more than recommended by…