Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 5th, 2009
"Increased triglycerides after a meal are known predictors of cardiovascular disease," says Monell Member and study lead author Karen L. Teff, PhD, a metabolic physiologist. "Our findings show that fructose-sweetened beverages raise triglyceride levels in obese people, who already are at risk for metabolic disorders such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes."
Triglycerides are manufactured by the body from dietary fat and are the most common form of fat transported in...
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