Study Shows Sharp Differences With Introduction, Withdrawal of Fructose

California Healthline
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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