Childhood obesity improves rapidly with sugar reduction, study finds

By Sam Catherman | October 27, 2015

Not all sugars are created equally. Reducing the consumption of added sugar, or sugar added to food products as a sweetener, can significantly improve the health of obese and overweight children across a number of measures. According to a press release from the University of California, San Francisco, reducing added sugar intake was shown to reverse a number of metabolic diseases like high cholesterol and hypertension in obese children in as little as 10 days.

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