Early Life Fructose Exposure and Its Implications for...

A review was recently published in Nutrients which examined the relationship between early life exposure to fructose and cardiometabolic outcomes in offspring. Reviewers cited a number studies which associated fructose intake with various health outcomes such as insulin resistance, elevated low density lipoprotein cholesterol, elevated triglycerides, obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular...

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Rippe Review on Added Sugars and Disease Risk...

On November 4, a review by James M. Rippe and Theodore J. Angelopoulos was published in Nutrients. The review entitled, “Relationship between Added Sugars Consumption and Chronic Disease Risk Factors: Current Understanding,” examines the latest, high quality science to address the ambiguity of the relationship between sugar consumption and various...

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Review of Fructose on Insulin Sensitivity in Non-Diabetic...

A new systematic review and meta-analysis examining the effects of fructose on insulin sensitivity in non-diabetic subjects was published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Researchers specifically looked at controlled clinical trials with normal weight, overweight, and obese non-diabetic participants. All studies used in the analysis were assessed and...

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Keri Peterson, MD Reviews AADE Session on Non-Nutritive...

Dr. Keri Peterson Medical Advisor  to the Calorie Control Council The annual American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) meeting featured a session by Alan Barclay, PhD and Claudia Shwide-Slavin MS, RDN regarding non-nutritive sweeteners. What caught my attention is that there is such a misconception about the impact of low...

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Fructose Intake and Risk of Gout and Hyperuricemia

A recent systematic review and meta-analysis from The BMJ attempts to define a relationship between fructose intake and the development of gout and hyperuricemia. Researchers were only able to identify two prospective cohort studies which met their selection criteria; both of which pertained to fructose intake and gout but did...

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Fructose Intake and Risk of Gout and Hyperuricemia,...

A recent systematic review and meta-analysis from The BMJ attempts to define a relationship between fructose intake and the development of gout and hyperuricemia. Researchers were only able to identify two prospective cohort studies which met their selection criteria; both of which pertained to fructose intake and gout but did...

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