Wednesday, October 23, 2013

All Sugar is NOT Created Equal: Health Impact of Fructose

What Else Does the Science Say About the Health Impact of Fructose?

According to, scientific studies have linked fructose to about 30 different specific diseases and health problems. Select the hyperlinks provided to review how fructose may:

Raise your blood pressure,4and cause nocturnal hypertension5Insulin resistance / Type 2 DiabetesNon-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)6
Raise your uric acid levels,7which can result in gout and/or metabolic syndrome8Accelerate the progression of chronic kidney disease9Intracranial atherosclerosis10(narrowing and hardening of the arteries in your skull)
Exacerbate cardiac abnormalities if you're deficient in copper11Have a genotoxic effect on the colon12Promote metastasis in breast cancer patients13
Cause tubulointerstitial injury14 (injury to the tubules and interstitial tissue of your kidney)Promotes obesity15 and related health problems and diseasesPromotes pancreatic cancer growth16 and feeds cancer cells in general
Cause your brain neurons to stagnate

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