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4 Subtle Signs You’re Eating Too Much Sugar, Say Dietitians — Eat This Not That

4 Subtle Signs You’re Eating Too Much Sugar, Say Dietitians — Eat This Not That

Many of your favorite foods and drinks come with added sugar, and sometimes it’s so sneaky that you may not even realize you’re consuming sugary calories. While added sugar in smaller quantities is usually harmless, it’s the heavy consumption of it on a regular basis that can contribute to some health complications. “Added sugar increases …

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Drinking Coffee Linked With Lower Death Risk – Even if You Take It Sweetened With Sugar

According to a new study, moderate coffee drinkers were less likely to die than non-coffee drinkers. This held true even for people that sweeten their coffee with sugar. Coffee is one of the most consumed beverages in the United States and the world. In fact, according to the National Coffee Association, 66% of Americans drink …

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Drug that lowers blood sugar also reduces aging-related blood vessel dysfunction

Drug that lowers blood sugar also reduces aging-related blood vessel dysfunction

FDA-approved drug for type 2 diabetes prevented vascular constriction and stiffening in aging male mice. An FDA-approved drug taken by adults with type 2 diabetes in order to lower blood sugar may also decrease blood vessel dysfunction associated with aging, according to new research. Longevity.Technology: Researchers from the the University of Missouri School of Medicine …

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Drinking coffee may be linked to lower risk of death, even with a little sugar

Drinking coffee may be linked to lower risk of death, even with a little sugar

Contrary to popular myth, forgoing coffee isn’t likely to improve your health. The opposite might be true: Years of research suggests that drinking coffee is linked with a lower risk of death. The latest addition to that body of research was published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine. The study looked at around 120,000 …

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Answers to your questions about blood sugar, body comments and more

Answers to your questions about blood sugar, body comments and more

On Nutrition This week, I’m answering some reader questions. Enjoy! Can you explain why exercise helps keep blood sugar levels lower? I never could get the connection. Exercise lowers blood sugar (glucose) for a few different reasons. One is that it increases insulin sensitivity — during and after physical activity, your muscle cells are better able …

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