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Sweetened drinks are more likely to cause diabetes than sugary foods

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Nov 25, 2018, 7:23 pm IST
Updated Nov 25, 2018, 7:23 pm IST
Products with additional fructose bring nutrient poor energy to diet which harms blood sugar levels.
There are no risks associated with products with natural fructose (Photo: AFP)
 There are no risks associated with products with natural fructose (Photo: AFP)

People across the globe face a threat from diabetes and sugary food is often blamed for it. But while people focus on reducing sugar intake through food items, there might be something else that poses a greater risk.

Findings of a study have found that artificially sweetened beverages are more likely to cause type 2 diabetes than sugary food. Products with additional fructose bring nutrient poor energy to diet which harms blood sugar levels.

 

Meanwhile there were no risks associated with food and drinks which had natural fructose. But ingredients in sweet drinks powercharge fructose that triggers blood sugar levels.

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