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Study: Sugary Drinks Increase ‘Deep’ Belly Fat

Sugary beverages can lead to increased “deep” belly fat, a particular kind of fat that increases the chances of developing diabetes or heart disease, according to a new study. Writing in its journal, Circulation, researchers from the American Heart Association showed there is a “direct correlation” between sugary drinks and visceral fat among middle-aged adults. The results came from the Framingham Heart Stud that in 1948 began studying the cardiovascular health of the residents of...

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