Added Sugars Listing Could Save $31 Billion In Health Care Costs

The added sugars labeling policy from the Food and Drug Administration could save $31 billion in health care costs over a 20-year period, according to a study that appeared online April 15 in Circulation, the American Heart Association’s journal. The listing of added sugars also could prevent 354,400 cases of cardiovascular disease and 599,300 cases of type 2 diabetes mellitus over the 20 years.

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