February 4, 2012

FructoseIt is believed that eating lots of fresh fruits is harmless and healthy. At that, fruits have quite high content of fructose, or fruit sugar, known as considerably less harmful to our health than white sugar and other artificial sweeteners. However, as the findings of a new study suggest, consuming too much of fruit sugar is closely linked to increased risks of such serious diseases as diabetes, heart disease, and some others. The study was carried out by a group of experts at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Health Sciences University, and its findings were published in the latest issue of The Journal of Nutrition. Read the rest of this entry »