Tag Archives: fructose

The Men Who Made Us Fat

There was an interesting documentary on last night about the food industry with lots of insights about how they manipulate us and how they have convinced us what we should eat. It covers the history of fructose in the food … Continue reading

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Are You Unknowingly Allowing Genetically Modified Food into Your Diet?

When food is genetically modified it is for the benefit of resistance against insects, herbicides or to make it taste better. No research or studies have ever been done with humans to show what genetically modified foods can do to … Continue reading

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Orange Juice (and All Fruit Juice)

Did you know that fruit juice has about eight full teaspoons of sugar per eight-ounce glass? This sugar is called fructose and for dieters is just as bad as table sugar. Both sugars cause an increase in insulin levels. Even … Continue reading

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Sugar: The Bitter Truth

Robert H. Lustig, MD, UCSF Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology, explores the damage caused by sugary foods. He argues that fructose (too much) and fiber (not enough) appear to be cornerstones of the obesity epidemic through their … Continue reading

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