Obese Children's Health Rapidly Improves After Reducing Sugar In Small Study

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By News Staff | October 27, 2015

A new study concludes that even if calories are the same and no weight is lost, children are still healthier with added sugar - and the author say changes in high cholesterol and blood pressure, are noticeable in as little as 10 days.

Jean-Marc Schwarz, PhD of the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Touro University California and senior author of the paper added, "I have never seen results as striking or significant in our human studies; after only nine days of fructose restriction, the results are dramatic and consistent from subject to subject. These findings support the idea that it is essential for parents to evaluate sugar intake and to be mindful of the health effects of what their children are consuming."

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