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Examining association of major food sources of fructose-containing sugars with metabolic syndrome

JAMA Network Open

What The Study Did: This study combined the results of 13 studies with nearly 50,000 participants to look at the association of major food sources of fructose-containing sugars, such as sucrose and high-fructose corn syrup, with the risk of metabolic syndrome.

Authors: John L. Sievenpiper, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Toronto, is the corresponding author

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.9993)

Editor's Note: The article includes conflicts of interest and funding/support disclosures. Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, conflicts of interest and financial disclosures, and funding and support.

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