Tag: Fructose

High Fructose Corn Syrup a Natural Sugar, Totally Debunked

Excerpt: In the current study, Chi-Tang Ho, Ph.D., conducted chemical tests among 11 different carbonated soft drinks containing HFCS. He found ‘astonishingly high’ levels of reactive carbonyls in those beverages. These undesirable and highly-reactive compounds associated with “unbound” fructose and glucose molecules are believed to cause tissue damage, […]

Fructose: the poison index

A ruling on fructose boosts the powerful sugar industry, either by incompetence or collusion, but is based on pseudoscience Robert Lustig The Guardian,              Monday 21 October 2013 16.00 EDT Fizzy drinks can have a ‘serum fructose concentration of six micromolar, enough to do major arterial and pancreatic […]

Fructose-sweetened but not glucose-sweetened beverages can adversely affect both sensitivity to the hormone insulin and how the body handles fats

Contact: Karen Honey press_releases@the-jci.org 215-573-1850 Journal of Clinical Investigation Too much sugar is bad, but which sugar is worse: Fructose or glucose? In 2005, the average American consumed 64kg of added sugar, a sizeable proportion of which came through drinking soft drinks. Now, in a 10-week study, Peter […]