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Children and adolescents are consuming far too much sugar, mostly from packaged and processed foods, according to a report released on Wednesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Evidence of cardiovascular disease and diabetes risk is present in the blood of adolescents who consume a lot of fructose, a scenario that worsens in the face of excess belly fat, researchers report.
With growing concern that excessive levels of fructose may pose a great health risk – causing high blood pressure, kidney disease and diabetes – researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, along with their colleagues at the University of Florida, set out to see if two common sweeteners in western diets differ in their effects on the body in the first few hours after ingestion.
Plants must supply their various tissues with the carbohydrates they produce through photosynthesis in the leaves.
Food prices are soaring at the same time as the Earth's population is nearing 9 billion.
- Large; stout; burly.