Weight Loss, Health and Other Interesting Matters

From the category archives: Fructose


No Evidence Sugar Makes You Fat. LOL!

The letter entitled “No evidence sugar makes you fat” by the SA Sugar Association would be a Laugh Out Loud moment, if  the disinformation it contained were not so dangerous to the health of many South Africans.

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How Fructose and Sugar Raise Uric Acid Levels and Contribute to Your High Blood Pressure

Both a simple summary as well as a detailed biochemical explanation of how blood pressure rises with increased dietary fructose intake.

The biochemistry draws from a lecture that Robert Lustig gave at an Ancestral Health Symposium. (A link to the original video on YouTube is provided)

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Refined sugar a poison

Published response I wrote to an article about the dangers of sugar in The Times by Jackie May entitled "Sugary sweet sell on health" at the end of January 2013. The article has links to the Robert Lustig sugar video on YouTube as well as references to Prof Noakes and the dangers of fructose.

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