• Adding sugar content to food labels may reduce CVD, diabetes by 2037

    4 days ago - By Healio

    The timely implementation of an FDA policy to update food and beverage labels to include information on added sugar content has the potential to significantly reduce CVD and diabetes in the U.S. from 2018 to 2037, according to a study published in Circulation.
    In 2016, the FDA implemented an update to food and beverage labels to include information on added sugar content, according to the study.
    “The purpose of our study was to estimate the impact of the FDA's added sugars label on reducing sugar intake and preventing diabetes and cardiovascular disease,” Renata Micha, RD,
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  • FDA added sugar label could be a cost-effective way to improve health, generate savings

    4 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    The FDA's mandatory added sugar labeling policy for packaged foods and beverages could generate important health gains and cost-savings for the healthcare system and society, according to a new modeling study.
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  • FDA's added sugar label could have substantial health and cost-saving benefits

    4 days ago - By News Medical

    A label showing added sugars content on all packaged foods and sugary drinks could have substantial health and cost-saving benefits in the United States over the next 20 years, according to a new study published in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation.
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  • FDA Added Sugar Label on Packaged Foods, Sugary Drinks Could Reduce Heart Disease, Diabetes and Healthcare Costs

    FDA Added Sugar Label on Packaged Foods, Sugary Drinks Could Reduce Heart Disease, Diabetes and Healthcare Costs

    4 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Labeling added sugar content on packaged foods, and sugary drinks could be a cost-effective way to improve health and reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes, reveals a new study.
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  • Study estimates potential health and economic impacts of FDA's added sugar label

    4 days ago - By News Medical

    The Food and Drug Administration's mandatory added sugar labeling policy for packaged foods and beverages, set to take effect between 2020 and 2021, could be a cost-effective way to generate important health gains and cost-savings for both the healthcare system and society in the U.S., according to a new modeling study led by researchers from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University and the University of Liverpool.
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