Moderate intake of sweets won't raise obesity risk, study finds

03/31/2011 | MyHealthNewsDaily.com

People 19 or older who consumed an average of 1.3 ounces of candy and chocolate a day had a slightly lower body mass index than nonconsumers and a 15% lower risk of metabolic syndrome, according to a study funded by the National Confectioners Association and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The results indicate that consuming sweets in moderation will not increase the risk of obesity or disease, researchers said.

View Full Article in:

MyHealthNewsDaily.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director Medical Affairs
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA
Senior Scientist - Cell Engineering Group
Pfizer
San Francisco, CA
Medical Director - Physician
Willamette Valley Community Health
Salem, OR
Area Reimbursement Manager (CT, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, VT)
SI-BONE, INC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Medical Director - Physician
Willamette Valley Community Health
Salem, OR