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Dietary Fructose and the Metabolic Syndrome

Taskinen MR, Packard CJ, Boren J, et al. Nutrients 2019, 11, 1987; doi:10.3390/nu11091987 Download PDF Objective To review recent evidence linking excessive fructose consumption to health risk markers and development of components of the Metabolic Syndrome. Background Consumption of fructose, the sweetest of all naturally occurring carbohydrates, has increased dramatically...

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Maternal Exposure to High Fructose and Offspring Health

Jia G, Hill MA and Sowers JR. Hypertension 2019; 74:499-501. DOI: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.119.13017 Download PDF Objective This article is an editorial on a study recently published in the Hypertension journal entitled, “Maternal High-Fructose Intake Induces Multigenerational Activation of the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System”. Background Seong, et al. investigated whether maternal exposure to high...

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Fructose tolerance test in obese people with and...

Al-Ozairi E, Rivard CJ, Sanchez Gonzalez LG, et al. J Diabetes. 2019; 1– 8. https://doi.org/10.1111/1753-0407.12984 Download PDF Objective To examine the acute effects of an oral fructose tolerance test (OFTT) on serum uric acid concentrations in people with metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes. The effects of an oral glucose...

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Decreasing the Consumption of Foods with Sugar Increases...

ARTICLE:   Decreasing the Consumption of Foods with Sugar Increases Their reinforcing Value: A Potential Barrier for Dietary Behavior Change AUTHORS: Flack KD, Ufholz K, Casperson S, Jahns L, Johnson L, Roemmich J SOURCE: Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.2019;119(7):1099-1107              SUMMARY BY:  Robyn Flipse, MS, MA, RDN February...

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Sweet Taste as a Predictor of Dietary Intake:...

ARTICLE: Brain activity and connectivity changes in response to nutritive natural sugars, non-nutritive natural sugar replacements and artificial sweeteners AUTHORS:   Sze-Yen Tan and Robin M. Tucker SOURCE: Nutrients 2019, 11(1): 94. Published 2019 Jan 5 doi:10.3390/nu11010094  SUMMARY BY:  Robyn Flipse, MS, MA, RDN December 23, 2019 INTRODUCTION There is abundant...

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Brain Activity & Connectivity Changes

ARTICLE: Brain activity and connectivity changes in response to nutritive natural sugars, non-nutritive natural sugar replacements and artificial sweeteners AUTHORS:  van Opstal AM, Hafkemeijer A, van den Berg-Huysmans, Hoeksma M, Mulder TP, Pijl H, Rombouts SARB, van der Grond J SOURCE: Nutritional Neuroscience, Published online July 2019 https://doi.org/10.1080/1028415X.2019.1639306 SUMMARY BY:  Robyn Flipse, MS,...

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