Added Sugar May Increase Heart Disease Risk In Kids: Study

August 23, 2016 2:01 PM

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Added Sugar May Increase Heart Disease Risk In Kids: Study

Parents, take note! Children who eat food high in added sugars may develop risk factors for heart disease, such as an increased risk of obesity and elevated blood pressure, a new study has warned.

Children ages 2 to 18 should eat or drink less than six teaspoons - equivalent to about 100 calories or 25 grammes - of added sugars daily, researchers said.

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