Diets high in sugar, fats do not raise health risks in seniors

01/16/2013 | Yahoo

A high-sugar, high-fat diet was not associated with an increased prevalence of diabetes, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease or death in adults age 75 and older, a study showed. However, a higher risk of hypertension was seen in those who ate a diet high in sugar and dairy, researchers said. The findings were published in the Journal of Nutrition Health and Aging.

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