Sugar-rich diets triple CVD risk
Consuming too many sugary sweets, desserts and drinks can triple a person's chances of dying from cardiovascular disease, a new study shows.
Scientists in the US have found a striking association between the proportion of daily calories supplied by sugar-laden foods and heart disease death rates.
One sugar-sweetened beverage a day was enough to significantly increase the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, the study found.
For people obtaining one-quarter of their calories from added sugar, the risk