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A New Way Sugar Is Terrible for You

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There are good reasons nutritionists consider sugar public enemy number one.

Gary Taubes, author of the best-selling exposé The Case Against Sugar, says the sweet substance is nothing less than a toxin.

And science backs him up.

Studies link sugar consumption to cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and diabetes.[1]

Now, new research has found yet another way sugar is terrible for you.

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Supplement Helps End Sugar Addiction, Study Finds

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Sugar may be the single worst food for your health.

It’s linked to virtually all the biggest killers that plague Americans: heart disease, cancer, diabetes, obesity, Alzheimer’s… The list goes on and on.

But even though we know sugar is bad for us, we keep eating it.

The average American now consumes almost 17 teaspoons of it a day. That’s about 57 pounds a year.

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Sugar Kills…But Not the Way You Think

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Sugar has become perhaps our biggest dietary villain. It’s linked to virtually all the biggest killers that plague Americans: obesity, heart disease, cancer, diabetes… The list goes on and on.

Most of us think we know why sugar is harmful: It is packed with empty calories. It makes us fat while providing no nutrition. But new research shows there’s another way sugar damages our bodies and cuts our lives short.

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Need to Control Blood Sugar? There’s a Drink for That

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Nearly half of American adults have prediabetes or full-blown diabetes.[1]

Millions of them take drugs to keep their blood sugar stable. But given the choice, it’s a good bet most would prefer not to have to take medications. 

A new study shows there may be a highly effective natural solution.

The research comes from the University of British Columbia. Investigators had obese subjects at risk for type 2 diabetes drink a ketone beverage in the morning.

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Time-Restricted Eating Controls Blood Sugar

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If your blood sugar readings are high, the first advice your doctor is likely to offer is to go on a diet.

Losing weight can stop prediabetes from progressing into full-blown type 2 diabetes. It can even cure diabetes in people who already have it.[i]

Of course, dieting to lose weight is easier said than done.

But new research shows that you don’t have to eat less to get your blood sugar under control.

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The Best Exercise for Blood Sugar Control is Not What You Think

In All Health Watch, Diabetes, Featured Article by Garry Messick0 Comments

When patients struggle with high blood sugar, doctors often tell them to exercise more. They typically recommend walking, jogging, biking, or some other kind of aerobic workout.

New research has good news for patients who hate running but still want to get their blood sugar under control.

The study was published in the journal Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews. The research team recruited 172 subjects between the ages of 55 and 75.

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