Study Shows Sharp Differences With Introduction, Withdrawal of Fructose
By: David Gorn
Thursday, April, 2, 2015
Patients on a high-fructose diet showed increases in conversion of sugar to fat, reduction of conversion of fat and an increase in liver fat, according to results released this week of a pilot study by researchers at UC-San Francisco and Touro University California in Vallejo.
The same patients exhibited a reversal of that pattern when switched off the high-fructose diet, researchers said -- in just nine days for each diet.
"Nine days is not a lot of time to see differences," said study lead investigator
Jean-Marc Schwarz of Touro University California. "It says something that you see
the effects so quickly -- and the recovery [from those effects] so quickly."
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