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A link between sugar and cancer

A nine-year research project has led to a breakthrough in cancer research. Researchers have determined how the Warburg effect, a phenomenon in which cancer cells rapidly break down sugars, stimulates tumor growth. The new study, published in leading academic journal Nature Communications, clarifies the link between sugar and cancer. According ...

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Cut back on sugar-filled drinks

Skipping just one sugar-filled drink or downing a glass of water instead can significantly reduce the risk of obesity, Type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

Replacing just one serving can be of benefit Experts have for years warned of the health risks associated with drinking heavily sweetened drinks but it was recently found replacing even just one such drink can be of benefit for reducing your body weight and improving your health. According to nutrition ...

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Sugar: Friend or foe?

Sugar: Friend or foe?

Sugar is everywhere nowadays. It is in foods you least expect to find it. Sugar is best defined as a fast digesting carbohydrate with a high glycemic index. It digests quickly which results in a spike in blood sugar levels causing the release of a hormone called insulin which pumps ...

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