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OCTOBER 27, 2022

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UN: World eating too much sugar; cut to 5-10 percent of diet

New guidelines from the World Health Organization are enough to kill anyone’s sugar high. The U.N. health agency says the world is eating too much sugar and people should slash their intake to just six to 12 teaspoons per day — an amount that could be exceeded with a single can of soda.

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Medical forum raises alarm on obesity-related diseases

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), “obesity has doubled worldwide since 1980. In 2008, over 1.4 billion adults aged 20 and older were overweight. In 2011, over 40 million children under 5 were overweight. And 65 percent of the world’s population live in countries where more people die from being overweight or obese than from being underweight.”

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