Consuming too much fructose during pregnancy raises the child’s risk for heart disease

Posted by on April 20, 2016 4:05 pm
Categories: health

The negative health effects of consuming large amounts of fructose could impact several generations, according to researchers. The study found that when pregnant mice only drink water sweetened with fructose, a common sweetener in foods and beverages, their offspring have several more risk factors for heart disease, compared with mice who only drank water throughout pregnancy.

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