Study: High-fructose diet raises risk of diabetes, CVD in youths

01/25/2012 | Newstrack India

Data on 559 adolescents ages 14 to 18 showed that those who consumed a lot of high-fructose corn syrup had higher blood pressure, fasting glucose and insulin resistance, suggesting that over-consumption of the sweetener may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Visceral fats also appeared to be linked to consuming high-fructose corn syrup, researchers reported in The Journal of Nutrition.

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