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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

FRUCTOSE

200 grams of fructose per day for two weeks raised triglycerides 40%

Men who were given 200 grams of fructose per day for two weeks had a 40% increase in triglycerides, increasing from 137 mg per deciliter to 192 mg per deciliter, an increase of 55 mg per deciliter according to a new study. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Mar 17, 2010 10:50 am | [0] comments

FRUCTOSE

200 grams of fructose per day for two weeks lowered HDL levels by 5%

Men who were given 200 grams of fructose per day for two weeks had a 5% decrease in HDL levels, falling from 46 mg per deciliter to 44 mg per deciliter according to a new study. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Mar 17, 2010 10:44 am | [0] comments

Friday, September 19, 2008

SOFT DRINKS

Consuming one soft drink per day increases risk of obesity 31%, metabolic syndrome 44%

In a 4 year follow-up, consumption of one or more soft drink per day was associated with a
  • 44 percent increased risk of metabolic syndrome

  • 32 percent increased risk of low HDL levels

  • 31 percent increased risk of obesity

  • 30 percent increased risk of a large waist circumference (35 inches or more in women, and 40 inches or more in men)

  • 25 percent increased risk of impaired fasting glucose

  • 25 percent increased risk of elevated triglycerides

  • 18 percent increased risk of higher blood pressure
according to data from the Framingham Heart Study. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Sep 19, 2008 4:28 am | [0] comments
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