fructose fructose  /f ˈrək ˌtoʊs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a simple sugar found in honey and in many ripe fruits

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Usage(s):

  1. A new ad campaign by the Corn Refiners Association claims that high-fructose corn syrup is not as fattening as you think.
  2. Researchers have found that eating too much fructose can raise the risk of diabetes and heart disease.
  3. In the form of high-fructose corn syrup, it is cheaper than sugar and as ubiquitous as advertising.

News

  1. Buffalo lawyer files lawsuit against makers of high-fructose corn syrup

    A Western New York family believes high fructose corn syrup caused their daughter's Type-2 diabetes. Now they want the corporations that produce the sweetener to pay. YNN's Ryan Whalen reports on a local lawsuit that could have a national impact.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: YNN Syracuse

  2. Dietary fructose causes liver damage in animal model

    The role of dietary fructose in the development of obesity and fatty liver diseases remains controversial, with previous studies indicating that the problems resulted from fructose and a diet too high in calories. However, a new study conducted in an animal model showed that fructose rapidly caused liver damage even without weight gain. The researchers found that over the six-week study period ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  3. Dietary fructose causes liver damage in animal model, study finds

    ( Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center ) The role of dietary fructose in the development of obesity and fatty liver diseases remains controversial, with previous studies indicating that the problems resulted from fructose and a diet too high in calories.However, a new study conducted in an animal model at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center showed that fructose rapidly caused liver damage even ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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Quotes

  1. "What was once a rare treat in a small serving is now served up morning, noon and night, virtually everywhere Americans happen to be," said Michael Jacobson, CSPI's executive director. "How did a solution of high-fructose corn syrup, water...
    on Jul 13, 2005 By: Michael Jacobson Source: Channel News Asia

  2. "There's no substantial evidence to support the idea that high-fructose corn syrup is somehow responsible for obesity," said Dr. Walter Willett, the chairman of the nutrition department of the Harvard School of Public Health and a prominent...
    on Jul 1, 2006 By: Walter Willett Source: New York Times

  3. "I said to Wal-Mart, 'You are the seventh largest economy in the world. If you told your suppliers to clean up their act, you could change the world.' I told Coke to stop using high-fructose corn syrup because it causes diabetes,'" Chouinard said.
    on Jan 16, 2008 By: Yvon Chouinard Source: San Jose Mercury News

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