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Sugary Drinks Linked to Over 180,000 Deaths Worldwide

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Around 100 years ago the average American consumed a mere 15 grams of fructose a day, primarily in the form of whole fruit. One hundred years later, one-fourth of Americans are consuming more than 135 grams per day (that’s over a quarter of a pound!), largely in the form of soda and other sweetened beverages. […]

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Desk workers – stand up for your health: Millions may be making themselves ill by spending their working lives sitting down

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If you are reading this sitting down then the chances are you are also increasing your risk of developing heart disease, blood clots on the brain and even certain types of cancer. The latest evidence suggests that being seated for much of the day can also increase your risk of developing diabetes. However, standing up […]

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