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Is Sugar the Cause of Your Weight Gain? Tips to Cut Back

 

April 13, 2018



According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease accounts for about one of every three deaths.

Taking care of your heart starts with your diet and making healthy changes. Cutting down on sugar, which experts say most Americans consume far too much of on a daily basis, is the perfect place to start. Processed sugars add empty calories to your diet and can disrupt your metabolism, making weight loss or maintenance difficult and posing serious health risks.

Americans on average get about 16 percent of their daily calories from added sugars, according to an Food and...



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