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