Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Fructose = THE DEVIL

I found this article both scary and interesting. Its amazing what companies will do to save a buck.

It's even more proof that processed food is evil.

Scientists have proved for the first time that a cheap form of sugar used in thousands of food products and soft drinks can damage human metabolism and is fuelling the obesity crisis.

It has increasingly been used as a substitute for more expensive types of sugar in yoghurts, cakes, salad dressing and cereals. Even some fruit drinks that sound healthy contain fructose.

Experts believe that the sweetener — which is found naturally in small quantities in fruit — could be a factor in the emergence of diabetes among children. This week, a new report is expected to claim that about one in 10 children in England will be obese by 2015

Continued here: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/health/article6954603.ece


Deb said...

I totally agree! After watching King Corn I eliminated all HFCS. It's horrible stuff that is so addicting. I guess that's why they push it on kids so much!

Anonymous said...

When I cut out sugars and cut down refined foods when I became diabetic I realised just how freakin addictive that crap really is! I went through MAJOR withdrawl! No lie! (And it wasn't just the pregnancy! LOL) It's just not worth it!!!