Alzheimer's disease may be driven by excessive fructose metabolism in the brain. The findings shed light on why diseases, such as diabetes and obesity, are linked to an increased risk of Alzheimer's.
UCSF researchers report the food and beverage industries push sugary products while obfuscating the significant health issues added sugars can cause. The findings shed light on sugars' link to disease and exposes industrial tactics to downplay the public health risks of diets too high in sugar.
A new study looks at the effect a Western style diet has on the gut microbiome. Researchers report both fructose and glucose block the production of Roc, a protein required for the colonization of beneficial bacteria in the gut.
Researchers report hundreds of genes that affect neurological function can be damaged by fructose. However, it may be possible to reverse some of the changes by adopting a diet rich in DHA.
A new study reports fructose produces less reward sensations in the brain than glucose.