Navigation Links
Fructose is a tricker and not all that sweet!

After sucrose it is the turn of fructose to be blamed for obesity by a study in Florida. The study was conducted in the University of Flroda and the findings point that fructose present in fruits//, honey and other natural sources might be the cause of obesity in subjects.

The trick is that Fructose makes beleive that the subject is hungrier than actually being and so the result is that consumption of food increases.

The study in animals have revealed that fructose has a role in a biochemical chain reaction that triggers weight gain and other features of metabolic syndrome - the main precursor to type 2 diabetes.

"There may be more than just the common concept that the reason a person gets fat is because they eat too many calories and they don't do enough exercise," said Richard J. Johnson, M.D., the J. Robert Cade professor of nephrology and chief of nephrology, hypertension and transplantation at UF's College of Medicine. "And although genetic predispositions are obviously important, there's some major environmental force driving this process. Our data suggest certain foods and, in particular, fructose, may actually speed the process for a person to become obese."

'If you feed fructose to animals they rapidly become obese, with all features of the metabolic syndrome, so there is this strong causal link,' Johnson said, 'And a high-fructose intake has been shown to induce certain features of the metabolic syndrome pretty rapidly in people.'

'We cannot definitively state that fructose is driving the obesity epidemic,' said Johnson. 'But we can say that there is evidence supporting the possibility that it could have a contributory role - if not a major role.'

'It may well be we don't need to cut out carbohydrates but just certain types of carbohydrates,' Johnson said. 'So this may be an alternative to the Atkins type of approach, which cuts out carbohydrates indiscriminately.'

The study can effectivelyc ontribute in diagnosis and development of a diet that is perfect in all respects.
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Fructose cause digestive problems
2. Fructose cause digestive problems
3. Fructose may cause uninterpreted abdominal pain
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:3/29/2017)... ... ... Grass pollen is the main cause of hay fever in the United States, with an ... runs from May to July each year; with the worst time for sufferers being June ... balms ( http://www.haymax.us ) provide an effective defense against grass pollen; they are proven in ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... ... March 30, 2017 , ... Youth Futures International (YFI) premiered its ... from high school and college students who have participated in the program every summer. ... YFI is now accepting applications for enrollment. Visit http://www.ghana.yfiexperience.org to learn ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... ... March 30, 2017 , ... Sports Brand EXOUS Bodygear announced today ... normally at $29.97; for the remaining days of March, the price will be only ... a special price of just $10 (regular retail price $19.97). , The special promotional ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 29, 2017 , ... ... three Hours at a Walgreens store in Mississippi. AngioGenesis Labs, makers of HeartBoost, ... Stores in two southeastern states. Ingredients in HeartBoost, an over the counter heart ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... ... March 29, 2017 , ... Based ... into the challenges employers face in trying to balance both short-term and long-term ... programs? Adding to the growing complexity, companies are finding that the short-term ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/29/2017)... -- Research and Markets has announced the addition ... report to their offering. ... The global orthopedic navigation system ... Increasing geriatric population prone to orthopedic diseases is a key ... the forecast period. Osteoarthritis and osteoporosis are most common disorders ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... Mar 29, 2017  Providence Medical Technology, Inc., ... addition of two industry veterans to the commercial ... the company to lead Global Marketing, and ... Mr. Lynch and Mr. Scott have over 40 ... Mr. Lynch joins the company with over 22 ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... 29, 2017  The leader in accelerated orthodontics, OrthoAccel ... Sam Daher , Manal Ibrahim , Kenji ... will be the featured microlecture presenters at the AcceleDent ... of Orthodontists (AAO) Annual Session, April 21-25, 2017. Orthodontists ... beginning daily at 11:20 a.m. On the opening morning ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: