Sweet, cheap and natural — fructose sounds like the ideal ‘healthy’ sweetener.
However, the sugar, which is found naturally in fruit but is now added
to many processed foods, may hide a range of deadly secrets.
are discovering that fructose appears to be linked to serious modern
epidemics such as cancers, heart disease, hypertension, kidney damage
and even dementia.
The latest fears were raised last
week by research that found people who consume lots of fructose by
drinking fruit juice have an increased risk of rectal cancer.
research, published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, suggests that the high content of fructose in processed
fruit juice may be the trigger.
Source - Daily Mail