Tag: "fructose" at biology news
Study links high carbohydrate diet to increased breast cancer risk
...l." Of all the carbohydrate compounds, sucrose and fructose
demonstrated the strongest association with breast cancer risk in the study. Sucrose is derived from sugar cane, sorghum and the sugar beet; it is most commonly found in table sugar and sweetened prepared foods and beverages. Fructose is a componen...
Maybe not so sweet, after all
...of obesity. It is estimated that consumption of fructose
has increased by 20-30% over the past three decade...rom the present study suggest a mechanism by which fructose
consumption could be one factor contributing to the increased incidence of obesity. In the study, ...
Other highlights in the February 4 issue of JNCI
...ydrate, fiber, nonfiber carbohydrate, sucrose, and fructose
with the subsequent development of colorectal canc...er. Total carbohydrate, nonfiber carbohydrate, and fructose
were also associated with increased risk. "A diet with a high glycemic load may increase the risk of...
Female hormones found to protect against harmful effects of fructose
...tion, as previous research has demonstrated that a fructose
diet can lead to insulin resistance and hypertensi...sed an important question regarding the effects of fructose
in female rats, and whether hyperinsulinemia and insulin resistance lead to hypertension as in male ...
Athletes take note: Not all energy bars built the same
... the Ironman PR is comprised of carbohydrate (high fructose
corn syrup and fructose.) The rest of the bar was comprised of 30 percent fat and 30 percent protein. "The composition of this bar may have been responsible for the dimi...