Science Friday: In 2022 There Will be a New Star in the Sky | Study Says the Type of Sugar You Consume Can Have Detrimental Health Effects

That’s when a new star will rise in the east and dominate the sky.  This is the result of a collision of two stars that happened 1800 years ago.

Before their meeting the two stars were too dim to be seen by the naked eye, but in 2022, the newly formed Red Nova will burn so brightly in the constellation Cygnus that everyone will be able to to see it…

For around six months the Boom Star will be one of the brightest in the sky before gradually dimming, returning to its normal brightness after around two to three years…

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Some information on how the prediction was made is at The Telegraph.

http://tywkiwdbi.blogspot.com/2017/01/save-date-2022.html


The type, not just the amount, of sugar consumption matters in risk of health problems

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Researchers found that although both sugar-fed groups consumed more calories than the control group, the total calorie intake of the glucose-fed rats was higher than the rats that were given fructose. Another surprising observation was that “despite this difference, only the fructose group exhibited a significant increase in final body weight,” wrote the research team.

In addition to higher weight gain, the fructose group showed more markers of vascular disease and liver damage than the glucose group. These included high triglycerides, increased liver weight, decreased fat burning in the liver (a factor that can contribute to fatty liver) and impaired relaxation of the aorta, which can affect blood pressure.

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https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/01/170119120447.htm

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