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Sugars found in tequila may protect against obesity, diabetes

www.foxnews.com Published: March 18, 2014
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Tequila shots may do more than lighten the mood at a party; the drink may be beneficial for your health as well, according to FOX News.

According to researchers from Mexico, natural sugars derived from the agave plant, called agavins, greatly protected a group of mice against diet-induced obesity and type 2 diabetes, MedPage Today reported.



In a new study presented at the American Chemical Society (ACS) annual meeting in Dallas, mice were distributed into seven groups. One group received a diet of plain water, while the other groups received water supplemented with either aspartame, glucose, fructose, sucrose, agave syrup or agavins.

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