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Briefing Note: Dietary Sugars and Obesity

    • Author WSRO
    • Publication Date 01/10/2023
    • Last Updated 01/10/2023
    • Category Science Resource

This WSRO Briefing Note is a summary document on the topic of dietary sugars obesity, explaining that obesity is a build-up of excessive body fat, that can lead to an increased risk of developing diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and some cancers. The development of obesity is complex, and no factor is solely responsible.