New evidence suggests why calories from sugar may be the worst calories you can intake

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Here's More Proof That Sugar Is Really Bad for Kids
Here's the thing, while it's not exactly new information that highly sugary foods are "bad" for us -- recent evidence may have just uncovered something that adds to why we should be paying attention. According to new information on obesity discovered by a research group at the University of California, San Fransisco, calories from sugar simply are not the same as calories from anything else.

After discovering a connection between added sugar consumption and health conditions like cardiovascular disease, it begged researchers to ask the question "does cutting excess sugar out of our diets reverses metabolic syndrome?"

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The research group at UCSF studied 43 children with obesity and metabolic syndrome over a 10-day period with a special non-ingredient -- no added sugar. The results were shocking, to say the least.



In other words, their over health was significantly better thanks to a complete decrease in sugar. The absolutely fascinated part of this experiment to remember, is that they weren't giving them leafy greens or extremely healthy foods to eat -- they simply fed them processed foods, just those without sugar.

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According to Lustig, the study clearly demonstrated that a calorie is not simply JUST a calorie. Apparently, sugar is a primary contributor to obesity and by removing added sugar, it improves overall metabolic health.

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