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A Sweetener by Any Other Name is Just...

Robyn Flipse, MS. MA, RDN Consultant to the Calorie Control Council The ingredients we use to sweeten our foods and beverages come from a wide variety of sources and have many different features and names.  In some cases, the only thing they have in common is that they all taste...

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Results of Sugar Reduction Research Clouded by Non-Compliance...

Study fails to isolate whether weight loss or calorie source was cause of health impact ATLANTA (October 29, 2015) — In the recent study “Isocaloric Fructose Restriction and Metabolic Improvement in Children with Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome,” the authors allege that sugar, more specifically fructose, causes health-related problems that are independent of...

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Research Shows Fructose at Normal Levels Does Not...

ATLANTA (February 27, 2015) — A new randomized controlled trial, the gold standard of clinical research trials, has concluded that fructose does not increase blood pressure (BP) or uric acid (UA) levels at normal consumption levels, calculated to be the average amount consumed by the American population. About the Study...

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Mouse Study Comparing Fructose and Glucose Diets with...

ATLANTA (January 16, 2015) — Findings presented in a study titled “Compared to Sucrose, Previous Consumption of Fructose and Glucose Monosaccharides Reduces Survival and Fitness of Female Mice” by Ruff et al.1 should be interpreted with caution. The authors overstate that “This study provides unique experimental evidence that the consumption of a 1:1...

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Fructose Consumption Research Not Based On Realistic Levels,...

ATLANTA (October 16, 2014) — A new study which claims that fructose may play a unique role in the development of obesity and diabetes is limited by several study flaws, including contradicting research, exaggerated consumption levels, small sample size and reliance on animal research. In the 21-person study “Fructose ingestion acutely stimulates...

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Study Finds Fructose Not Associated with Nonalcoholic Fatty...

ATLANTA (October 3, 2014) — A new study of more than 1,600 people has concluded that fructose is not associated with the development of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).* Participants in this study were from the Helsinki Birth Cohort Study (HBCS) which included 8,760 people born in one hospital between...

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