3 Ways This Type of Sugar Makes You Fat

by DailyHealthPost Editorial

This essentially means that you can continue to ingest calories from fructose-containing beverages or foods and still not feel full. Unfortunately, fructose is the main sugar added to foods – mostly in the form of high fructose corn syrup.

While more research needs to be done on the topic, some scientists speculate that part of the current obesity crisis has a lot to do with the changing profiles of sugars that we eat – namely, the presence of high fructose corn syrup in the vast majority of available processed foods.

Do you try to avoid fructose in your diet? Why or why not? If you do avoid fructose, do you use other sweeteners, or do you avoid sugars all together?

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Sources:

  • https://www.nutritionandmetabolism.com/content/2/1/5
  • https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/10/081016074701.htm
  • https://www.healio.com/endocrinology/obesity/news/online/%7B6462ca0c-c023-4aae-b3df-18cb00075379%7D/glucose-not-fructose-led-to-increased-satiety
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