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Healthiest to limit sugar, but not cut it completely

It’s OK to eat a little sugar, but stay away from sugary soft drinks. Still, Swedish researchers are not sure how sugar affects our general health.

Fat metabolism protects the body against toxins from sugar

When the body burns fat it creates compounds that counteract some of the harmful effects of sugar.

Do you have a sweet tooth? Blame it on your liver

New research shows that a certain hormone produced in the liver could explain your sweet tooth and help produce new treatments to reduce people’s cravings for sugar.

Children feast on sugar

It’s official: European children are consuming too much of the sweet stuff.

Sugar molecules blow the whistle on breast cancer

Sugar molecules in the body play a far more important part in the development of breast cancer than was previously believed.