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October 18, 2017

Nine-Year Collaboration Has Just Shown How Sugar Influences Cancer Cell Growth

by Science Alert

There's a long-known relationship between cancer and sugar, but figuring out exactly how it works has proven elusive. Now, thanks to a nine-year research project, scientists have made a breakthrough. They've narrowed down the mechanism whereby cancer cells metabolise sugar. They've narrowed down the mechanism whereby cancer cells metabolise sugar. The focus of the new research was on a metabolic effect that has been understood for over 90 years.

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Growing scientific evidence shows that too much added sugar, over time, is linked to diabetes, heart disease and liver disease.

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Overconsumption of added sugar is linked to type 2 diabetes, a disease affecting 26 million Americans.

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