The soundbyte summary: “Cutting back on sugar consumption for the mainstream is remarkably effective. But any concept taken to an extreme is incorrect.”
• Defining “sugar” and understanding the biochemistry including high-fructose corn syrup
• Understanding how we eat sugar and dose
• Does the liver convert fructose to fat?
• Association studies between fruit consumption and health
• Diet trends of calories, carbohydrates, fruit, and fructose consumption
• Randomized controlled trials with fructose
• Theoretical maximum of healthy fruit consumption (how much fruit is too much?)
Guyenet, S. 2019. Fresh fruit randomized controlled trials.
Jang et al., 2018. Fructose is converted to glucose by the small intestine before it reaches the liver.
Marriott et al., 2009. Dietary estimates of fructose 1977 – 2004.
Semnani-Azad et al., 2020. Fruit versus soda (and juice) association study.
Sievenpiper et al., 2013. Controlled feeding trials with fructose.
Sun and Empie, 2012. Fructose tracer studies.
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