High Sugar Intake Associated with Premature Aging in Childhood Cancer Survivors.

In a cohort study that monitored childhood cancer survivors throughout adulthood, researchers found that the risk for premature aging—the visible signs of aging appearing earlier in life—increased by as much as 30% for every 25 grams of sugar participants consumed per day, on average. Senior author Dr. Yikyung Park adds, “We need to find a way to help cancer survivors maintain healthier dietary habits to support their overall health.” American Association for Cancer Research, November 2022

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