Sugar Level Considered Safe Is Harmful: Scientists

Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 08:32 AM

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
New research conducted on mice is raising questions about what’s considered a safe level of daily sugar consumption for humans.
 
In the experiments, mice were fed a diet of 25 percent added — refined and processed — sugars, the amount eaten by many people. During the research, female mice died at double their normal rate and male mice were less likely to have offspring and maintain territory, according to the Los Angeles Times.
 
The work, published in the journal Nature Communications and led by University of Utah Professor of Biology Wayne Potts, demonstrates that sugar consumption levels now considered safe have “dramatic impacts on mammalian health,” researchers reported.
 
To read the complete Los Angeles Time story, go here.
 

-

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Tips

Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 09:28 AM

Thanksgiving meals can pose a challenge for people who have to eat a gluten-free diet, an expert says.
Many traditi . . .

Liver Transplant Recipient Marks 25th Anniversary

Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 09:19 AM

Alyssa Riggan hasn't dwelled on being the first person in the U.S. to successfully receive part of a liver from a living . . .

Ebola Vaccine Passes Safety Test

Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 09:12 AM

An experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe and triggered signs of immune protection in the first 20 volunteers to test i . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved