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The Food We Eat Daily that Leads to Poor Heart Health for Our Children

Forbes – Bill Frist

“Earlier this year, I called attention to the dangers added sugars pose to cardiovascular health and other health outcomes. In the months since, many people have told me how surprised they’ve been to learn about the sugar hidden in their healthy morning yogurt or afternoon energy bar. Frankly, I was too. And this lack of food literacy is a driving factor behind our nation’s growing health crisis and obesity epidemic. Some health-conscious organizations are trying to bridge that information gap. This week, the American Heart Association (AHA) came out with its first ever scientific statement on added sugar for children. A team of scientists conducted an extensive review of the available evidence published in peer-reviewed studies examining the cardiovascular health effects of added sugars on children, and came to a powerful conclusion.”(more)

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