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What too much sugar could do to your heart

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Sugar is ne in moderation, but when eaten to excess it can contribute to heart disease.

What amount you should be eating, and ways to cut down.

Even if you're not all that enamored with dessert, it's easy to overdo it on sugar because it's almost impossible to avoid. Inescapable temptations and hidden sources lead many of us to eat more of the sweet stuff in a single day than our great-grandparents used to consume in a whole week.

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