UC-San Francisco Study Highlights Harmful Effects of Sugar
Consuming fewer sugary calories can lead to improvements in children's health, according to a study by researchers at Vallejo's Touro University California and UC-San Francisco. For the study, researchers put a group of obese children with at least one metabolic disorder on a sugar-restricted diet and found the kids became full sooner and within 10 days saw improvements in blood pressure, LDL cholesterol and liver functions.
- "Right Before Halloween, New Study Reveals Harmful Effects of Sugar" (Orr, "KXJZ News," Capital Public Radio, 10/29).
- "Eating Less Sugar Can Improve Children's Health in Less Than Two Weeks, Touro University Study Finds" (Raskin-Zrihen, Contra Costa Times, 10/29).