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Research examines link between calories, obesity, cardiometabolic disease

Although calories from any food can contribute to an increased risk of cardiometabolic disease and obesity, calories from certain foods and beverages, such as sweetened soft drinks, may be more harmful, researchers reported in Obesity Reviews. The study also showed that eating foods high in saturated fat, such as red meat, can increase the risk of cardiometabolic disease, while eating foods with a high content of polyunsaturated fat, such as nuts and chia seeds, may lower the risk.

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