Forget counting calories, just cut out sugar
By Madlen Davies and Ben Spencer | October 27, 2015
Many of us eat salad and pound on a treadmill in the aim of being healthy.
Instead, cutting out sugar could slash our risk of disease, experts have said.
In just nine days, reducing sugar - without cutting calories or losing weight - was able to significantly lower blood pressure and cholesterol, as well as improving liver function.
Fasting blood glucose levels fell by five points while insulin levels were cut by a third, researchers from the University of California San Francisco and Touro University in California said.
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