Sugars Added in Food: Health Effects and Global Regulation

  title={Sugars Added in Food: Health Effects and Global Regulation},
  author={Claudia Constanza Cabezas-Zabala and Blanca Cecilia Hern{\'a}ndez-Torres and Melier Vargas-Z{\'a}rate},
  journal={Revista de la Facultad de Medicina},
  • Claudia Constanza Cabezas-Zabala, Blanca Cecilia Hernández-Torres, Melier Vargas-Zárate
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Revista de la Facultad de Medicina
  • Added sugars are sugars and syrups added to foods during their processing. A high intake of sugars is linked to the development of pathologies such as overweight, obesity, liver alterations, behavior disorders, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, cardiovascular disease, fatty liver, as well as some types of cancer and dental caries. Additionally, the intake of sugars increases the development of psychological alterations such as hyperactivity, premenstrual syndrome and even mental illnesses. Taking the… CONTINUE READING
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