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How fructose supersizes the way your gut absorbs fat and calories
It’s no secret that high amounts of fructose are hiding in hundreds of foods, from condiments, like ketchup, to luncheon meats, apple sauce, breakfast cereals and more. It’s contributed to an obesity epidemic, but scientists were truly surprised to see exactly how: by conditioning the gut to absorb supersized amounts of fat and calories…
The not-so-sweet way fructose damages the immune system
Fructose has been a common food additive for decades, and its overconsumption is known to cause issues with the liver and insulin resistance, a precursor to obesity and diabetes. What hasn’t been as clear is how fructose impacts the immune system, and that’s a gamble with high stakes right now.
Sugar in the brain may initiate Alzheimer’s
We’ve seen plenty of research on brain plaques and tangles, the telltale signs of Alzheimer’s. But experts may have linked the disease’s beginnings to a surprising cause… one that bolsters a long suspected association with diabetes and increased risk for this mind-robber — sugar made in the brain.
The one ingredient that could turn around inflammatory bowel disease
Living with inflammatory bowel disease can make you feel like you’re on your own since the medical community hasn’t been able to agree on the cause or how to reduce your symptoms. Luckily, a new study has found the answer. It comes down to just one ingredient in a long list of foods to avoid.
The blood pressure danger you never hear about
If you have high blood pressure, you’re probably tired of hearing your doctor warn you off of salt, salt and more salt. Well, you should know that salt is not the enemy it was once thought to be. In fact, the culprit you should be most concerned about is…