fructose


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  • noun

Synonyms for fructose

a simple sugar found in honey and in many ripe fruits

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The fructose in a drink has no accompanying nutrients.
March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The potentially harmful effect of excessive fructose in our diet can start to be reversed in just nine days, according to a new study conducted by Touro University California and the University of California, San Francisco.
The net result of excess consumption of added fructose is derangement of both overall metabolism and global insulin resistance, the authors said.
The study found that fructose ingestion "acutely and robustly" increases circulating FGF21 levels in humans.
Dr Susanna Iossa, who led the study at the University of Naples, Italy, said: "This result points to the harmful effect of adding fructose to the usual western, high-fat diet and, together with other related findings, should stimulate the discussion on the use of fructose and fructose-containing sweeteners in beverages and packaged foods.
Increases in fructose consumption have paralleled the increasing prevalence of obesity, and high-fructose diets are thought to promote weight gain and insulin resistance.
Beverages and juices made with high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) contain 50 per cent more fructose than glucose - a blend that calls into question claims that sugar and HFCS are essentially the same, Khaleej Times reported.
According to a study by the Childhood Obesity Research Center (CORC) at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC), beverages and juices made with high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), such as Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Dr Pepper, Mountain Dew and Sprite, all contain 50 percent more fructose than glucose, a blend that calls into question claims that sugar and HFCS are essentially the same.
A consumer watchdog group called Citizens for Health claims that a high fructose corn syrup blend of 90 percent fructose and 10 percent glucose (HFCS-90) is an "illegal food additive" that is being sold to food and beverage makers "even though the substance has never been tested to be safe or approved for sale" by the Food and Drug Administration.
She may be one of around 35% of the population that suffers from a condition called fructose malabsorption (FM).
The secret to sugary sodas, at least in America, is high fructose corn syrup.
Consumption of glucose reduces blood flow in the hypothalamus - the part of the brain that controls appetite and hunger - but consumption of fructose does not.
A federally funded study in yesterday's Journal of the American Medical Association focuses on fructose, and finds that consumption of the sugar tends to promote overeating.
Model apple juice samples were prepared by the researchers who used three concentrations of sucrose and fructose, and two concentrations of glucose, with a fixed concentration of six characteristic apple aroma-flavor compounds, including isobutyl acetate, hexanal, butyl acetate, trans-2-hexenal, propyl butyrate and hexyl acetate.