Added Sugar Labels Could Prevent Thousands of Diabetes, Heart Disease Cases
Sugar is in so many of the foods we eat and beverages we drink.
It is unsurprising then that so many of us lack an understanding of the amount of sugar we consume in a day, which can lead to developing health issues such as heart disease and obesity. New research finds that labels disclosing added sugar amounts in food products can help prevent nearly a million new cases of disease, including 350,000 cases of heart disease and 600,000 cases of type 2 diabetes. When giving consumers the choice and knowledge behind what they are putting into their bodies, it can help them choose what is best for their health over the long term. Read even more by heading over to MD.