Latest Fructose malabsorption Stories

2012-02-14 10:22:20

Eating fructose over an extended period of time does not lead to an increase in blood pressure, according to researchers at St. Michael's Hospital. A new study has found that despite previous research showing blood pressure rose in humans immediately after they consumed fructose, there is no evidence fructose increases blood pressure when it has been eaten for more than seven days. In fact, researchers led by Drs. David Jenkins and John Sievenpiper observed a significant decrease in...

2011-07-28 17:38:55

Study suggests US Dietary Guideline for upper limit of sugar consumption is too high A recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) found that adults who consumed high fructose corn syrup for two weeks as 25 percent of their daily calorie requirement had increased blood levels of cholesterol and triglycerides, which have been shown to be indicators of increased risk for heart disease. The American Heart Association...

2010-07-02 09:20:13

Eating Foods High in Fructose from Added Sugars Linked to Hypertension People who eat a diet high in fructose, in the form of added sugar, are at increased risk of developing high blood pressure, or hypertension, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society Nephrology (JASN). The results suggest that cutting back on foods and beverages containing a lot of fructose (sugar) might decrease one's risk of developing hypertension. Hypertension is the...

2009-11-19 15:02:04

Eating disorders (ED) patients display a high prevalence of gastrointestinal symptoms and functional gastrointestinal disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome. These symptoms may interfere with their nutritional management. Ingestion of fructose-sorbitol (F-S) is an established means of gastrointestinal symptom provocation in irritable bowel syndrome patients. Surprisingly, although ED patients are known to consume "diet" products containing fructose and sorbitol, their gastrointestinal...

2009-11-19 11:06:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading medical and nutrition groups, as well as some of the nation's harshest food industry critics agree that high fructose corn syrup, a natural sweetener made from corn, is nutritionally the same as sugar. However, new research by the Corn Refiners Association (CRA) shows that marketing tactics used by many food companies to promote their products may confuse and mislead consumers. Results of a new consumer research study and first-of-its kind...

2009-10-30 16:51:32

Elevated dietary fructose linked to high blood pressure A diet high in fructose increases the risk of developing high blood pressure (hypertension), according to a paper being presented at the American Society of Nephrology's 42nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Exposition in San Diego, California. The findings suggest that cutting back on processed foods and beverages that contain high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) may help prevent hypertension. Over the last 200 years, the rate of fructose...

2009-09-30 15:45:00

National Campaign Highlights that High Fructose Corn Syrup and Sugar are Nutritionally the Same with Humorous TV and Print Ads -- Despite what Sugar Companies Want the Public to Believe WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) has launched a new million-dollar ad campaign designed to put an end to the blatant inaccuracies being propagated by the sugar industry about high fructose corn syrup. The Sugar Association continues to...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'