Treats Are a Trap

[an error occurred while processing this directive] It starts now and doesn't stop until New Year's — the end-of-the-year parade of holiday pies, cakes, cookies and other treats. In the U.S. , from late November to mid-January, the average American gains 2-3 kg. This is a problem for all Westerners — especially children, who are increasingly at risk for obesity and Type 2 diabetes. Candy and other sweets marketed to kids are double health risks. Not only are they packed with calories that tend to get stored as extra kilos, but their high sugar content can also cause blood-glucose levels to spike — a...

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