Replacing sugar can yield benefits in just days, study finds

We’ve always known how bad sugar is for us.  If you need furthur proof here’s a new study.  I love their conclusion…

“everything got better. Blood pressure decreased, cholesterol decreased, liver function tests improved, and even fasting blood sugar and insulin levels in their bodies dropped.” -Dr. A

A study, led by Dr. Robert Lustig at the University of California, San Francisco, links sugar to metabolic syndrome — a cluster of conditions including increased blood pressure, high blood sugar levels, excess belly fat and abnormal cholesterol.Read the full study published in Obesity here”We notice that these patients with metabolic syndrome have higher rates of heart attacks and strokes, and they’re more likely to die earlier. Therefore, [sugar] is toxic in that sense,” explained Dr. Peter Lin, who spoke to Saskatoon Morning’s Leisha Grebinski this morning. He was not part of the study.

Source: Replacing sugar can yield benefits in just days, study finds – British Columbia – CBC News