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Study links sugar intake to higher fat volume

A study in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology found increased consumption of added sugars and sugar-sweetened beverages may increase visceral and pericardial adipose tissue. "Our findings provide more evidence that consuming too much added sugar and sugary drinks is related to a higher amount of fat tissue, and we know that fat deposits are connected with higher risks of heart disease and diabetes," said researcher Lyn Steffen.

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