Carbohydrates and Heart Disease


Info graph about the benefits of low carbohydrate foods explaining the difference between "good" carbs and "bad" carbs. Learn why you gain weight when

The following link is a research study looking at how sucrose (a form of sugar) affects the heart.  Regularly consuming sucrose — the type of sugar found in many sweetened beverages — increases a person’s risk of heart disease, new research suggests. Scientists used fruit flies, a well-established model for human health and disease, to determine exactly how sucrose affects heart function. In addition, the researchers discovered that blocking this cellular mechanism prevents sucrose-related heart problems.http://tinyurl.com/bey4lox

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