What is Fructose?

I am an LPN who ate my way back to health. Read my continuing story about researching a different kind of nutrition. I used food as my medicine.

By Joan McDaniel         

Fructose has been deemed to be healthy because it comes from fruit.  It exists as a natural part of fruit.  If you only ate one or two pieces of fruit a day you would be ok but Fructose is also being used as a food additive called High Fructose Corn Syrup.  Americans are over consuming HFCS, at an alarming rate causing many serious ramifications besides Obesity.

A new UCLA study has just shown that a steady diet high in fructose can damage your memory and learning. The study was published in the Journal of Physiology.

Click for more research



This post is contributed by a community member. The views expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Patch Media Corporation. Everyone is welcome to submit a post to Patch. If you'd like to post a blog, go here to get started.


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »