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Sugar heightens the risk of having a heart attack

Posted on Thursday, February 13th, 2014 at 1:24 pm by Williams Hart    

A recent study confirmed that excessive sugar intake heightens the risk of having a heart attack, an article by the Washington Informer stated on February 10.

In the study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), people had a 38 percent risk of dying from a heart attack if the 17 to 21 percent of calories they ate daily came from added sugar. The study said that people who consumed more sugar are at a four times greater risk of having a heart attack compared to those who consume less sugar.

The American Heart Association advised that women only eat a maximum of six teaspoons of sugar a day, while men should only consume nine teaspoons of sugar a day.

The study was published in accordance with American Heart Month.

Unfortunately, the birth control pills like Yasmin and Yaz also have been shown to cause an increased risk of heart attack in women. If you or a loved one hassuffered heart problems from using either of these dangerous contraceptives, the legal team at Williams Hart may be able to help you get much-needed financial remuneration for your losses. Tell us your story today by calling (713) 352-7071.

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