Navigation Links
Sugary Drinks, Foods Might Put Teens at Risk for Heart Disease
Date:1/11/2011

By Steven Reinberg
HealthDay Reporter

MONDAY, Jan. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Teens whose diets include lots of sugary drinks and foods show physical signs that they are at increased risk for heart disease as adults, researchers from Emory University report.

Among 2,157 teens who took part in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, the average amount of added sugar eaten in a day was 119 grams (476 calories), which was 21.4 percent of all the calories these teens consumed daily, the researchers noted.

"We need to be aware of sugar consumption," said lead researcher and postdoctoral fellow Jean Welsh.

"It's a significant contributor of calories to our diet and there are these associations that may prove to be very negative," she said. "Sugar-sweetened soft drinks and sodas are the major contributor of added sugar and are a major source of calories without other important nutrients."

Awareness of the negative effects of added sugar may help people, particularly teens, cut down on the amount of sugar they consume, Welsh added.

"Parents and adolescents need to become aware of the amount of added sugar they are consuming and be aware that there may be some negative health implications if not now, then down the line," she said.

The report is published in the Jan. 10 online edition of Circulation.

Welsh's team found that teens who consumed the most added sugar had 9 percent higher LDL ("bad") cholesterol levels, and 10 percent higher triglyceride levels (another type of blood fat), compared with those who consumed the least added sugar. Teens who took in the highest amount of added sugar also had lower levels of HDL ("good") cholesterol than those who consumed the least amount of added sugar.

In addition, teens who consumed the highest amount of added sugar showed signs of insulin resistance, which can lead to diabetes and its associated risk of heart disease, the resea
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Kids Not So Stuck on Sugary Breakfast Cereals, Study Finds
2. Less is more, when it comes to sugary, high-caffeine energy drinks, researchers say
3. Women Who Drink Sugary Beverages Raise Risk of Gout
4. Sugary sports drinks mistakenly associated with being healthy, say UTHealth researchers
5. Fewer Sugary Drinks, Less High Blood Pressure
6. Teens and alcohol study: After a few drinks, parenting style kicks in
7. Energy Drinks, Alcohol a Dangerous Mix
8. Can Omega-3 Foods Prevent Eye Disease in Seniors?
9. Right foods aid memory and protect against disease
10. Toddler foods too sweet
11. Hormone Raises Desire for Fattening Foods
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Sugary Drinks, Foods Might Put Teens at Risk for Heart Disease
(Date:9/2/2014)... 2014 4 pm EDT): In a Viewpoint published today ... , a team of Boston researchers call for the ... in the United States. The researchers from the Friedman ... Harvard University and Boston Children,s Hospital write that policies ... could both help people make meaningful dietary changes and ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... Friendship Village of Schaumburg is proud to ... contemporary marketing presence and visually solidifies the relationship ... Senior Options,” said Stephen A. Yenchek, president and ... logo, we are making sure that our identity ... families.” , Friendship Village is a retirement community ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 ... an article on its website titled “Why You Should ... more than 80 percent of the global population breathes ... droplets and particles of pollution lodge in the skin’s ... the body’s natural barrier to free radicals that may ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... 2014 In a large population-based study of ... mild cognitive impairment (MCI) occurred twice more often ... Interestingly, this strong association was only observed in ... (66-80 years) the association vanished. This study is ... . , The concept of MCI describes an ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... 02, 2014 The Dream2Walk Foundation along with ... Sept. 14th, 2014 during Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month featuring ... England, and Chuck Ligon. Linear Automotive will be there hosting ... , Doors open at 2pm. The car show is Pre ... free pass to the concert. There will be trophies for ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Taxes and subsidies could encourage healthier diet and lower healthcare costs 2Health News:Friendship Village of Schaumburg In Illinois Announces New Logo 2Health News:Simon Ourian, Kim Kardashian’s Doctor: Air Pollution May Be Aging Your Skin 2Health News:Diabetes mellitus and mild cognitive impairment: Higher risk in middle age? 2Health News:Gas Monkey Hosts Concert in Dallas Benefiting Dream2Walk Foundation with Linear Automotive 2
... Releases First-year Results of Guiding Stars, ... Rating System, SCARBOROUGH, Maine, Sept. 6 Consumer,selection ... are outpacing,selection of those that don,t in many aisles ... times faster -- according to data in the year,since ...
... a proven treatment -, BELLEVILLE, ON, Sept. ... a research-based, technology-driven Canadian,biopharmaceutical company, today announced that ... in order to be able to respond to ... equine influenza outbreak.,The outbreak began in August, and ...
... MYL ) today announced that Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has ... for its,Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Carvedilol Tablets, ... Carvedilol Tablets are the generic version of GlaxoSmithKline,s,Coreg(R) Tablets. ... the 12 months ending June 30, 2007, for the ...
... Mich. More than 10 percent of women with ... of joint and muscle pain, according to a new ... Cancer Center. , The women in the study were ... block the production of estrogen, which fuels some breast ...
... a national,ground beef producer, is voluntarily recalling from ... ground beef patties, sold fresh,under the Shaw,s label, ... on Wednesday September 5, 2007 approximately between 7am ... product has been removed from saledue,to concerns about ...
... Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:,VTR) ("Ventas" or the "Company") said ... dividend of $0.475 per share, payable in cash,on September ... 2007. The,dividend is the third quarterly installment of the ... is a leading healthcare real estate investment trust. Its,diverse ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Grocery Shoppers Are Following Stars to More Nutritious Choices 2Health News:Grocery Shoppers Are Following Stars to More Nutritious Choices 3Health News:Grocery Shoppers Are Following Stars to More Nutritious Choices 4Health News:Bioniche Responds to Australian Equine Influenza Outbreak 2Health News:Bioniche Responds to Australian Equine Influenza Outbreak 3Health News:13 percent of women stop taking breast cancer drug because of side effects, U-M study finds 2Health News:13 percent of women stop taking breast cancer drug because of side effects, U-M study finds 3Health News:Ventas Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of $0.475 Per Share 2Health News:Ventas Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of $0.475 Per Share 3Health News:Ventas Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of $0.475 Per Share 4
(Date:9/2/2014)... commands the vital signs monitoring devices market with over ... . The North American and European vital signs monitors ... million, respectively, by the end of 2013. They have ... number of elderly people across these economies. The European ... owing to the rising demand for home health patient ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... NEW YORK , Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... report is available in its catalogue: ... 2014 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0689743/Acute-Heart-Failure-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H2-2014.html ... H2, 2014 Summary GlobalData,s clinical ... Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the Acute ...
(Date:9/2/2014)...   Santa Clara dentist , Dr. Alan ... Invisalign. Invisalign is an orthodontic system that uses clear ... the orthodontic treatment of choice for older teens and ... For a limited time, patients can try Invisalign for ... usual cost. This offer cannot be combined, and some ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Market of Vital Signs Monitoring Devices Forecast to 2018 2Market of Vital Signs Monitoring Devices Forecast to 2018 3Acute Heart Failure Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014 2Acute Heart Failure Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014 3Acute Heart Failure Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014 4Acute Heart Failure Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014 5Acute Heart Failure Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014 6Acute Heart Failure Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014 7Acute Heart Failure Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014 8Santa Clara Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Alan Frame, is Now Offering a Special on Invisalign 2
... , HAMBURG , Feb. 3 ... Wound Therapy (NPWT) will assemble this week to develop a ... NPWT Expert Panel is drafting recommendations for a range of ... published clinical evidence.  Where published evidence is insufficient, the Panel ...
... Feb. 2 Celsis In Vitro, Inc. (Celsis IVT) ... XenoTech LLC, Sekisui Chemical Co. Ltd., and Sekisui Medical Co. Ltd. ... Illinois in Chicago .  XenoTech and Sekisui Medical ... processes and methods performed by XenoTech associated with its in ...
Cached Medicine Technology:International NPWT Expert Panel Convenes in Hamburg 2International NPWT Expert Panel Convenes in Hamburg 3Celsis Initiates Patent Infringement Action Against XenoTech and Sekisui 2Celsis Initiates Patent Infringement Action Against XenoTech and Sekisui 3
... Designed for the Anterior Segment The ... lens practitioners and ophthalmologists specializing in the anterior ... emergency rooms. Video- c-mount camera on the BD ... port. Standard magnification in 10 and 16 X ...
... FVL is a new functional test which ... Activated Protein C Resistance caused by the ... to other commercially available methods, Pefakit APC-R ... or S, Lupus Anticoagulants, Elevated FVIII levels, ...
... Used for venous pressure monitoring, blood ... fluids. Turbo-Flo polyurethane PICC line sets ... Rates, Micropuncture Introducer Needle, ... be trimmed to patient specific anatomy. ...
Assess serum Gc-globulin levels in patients with multiple trauma, fulminant liver failure, acetaminophen overdose, and sepsis....
Medicine Products: