Fruuctose Research Paper

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Fructose is found in a lot of foods and goods such as breads, sauces, cereals, breakfast bars, fruits and vegetables. Why is fructose used so widely instead of a natural ingredient? Fructose is a very sweet sweetener based off and made from corn syrup. Fructose is added to a lot of foods because it’s very cheap. Even though fructose is not very good for the body a lot is still added to foods. If fructose is consumed into the body and then it hits the liver and the liver is full of glycogen, fructose will then be turned into fats. Doing this can promote a deposition on or layers of fat in the liver, which can cause Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Now imagine your liver full of fructose and you absorb some alcoholic beverages that will seriously…show more content…
This is true because of hidden sources of fructose and soft drinks. Even if you don’t consume any processed foods that have fructose in it, you can still easily go over the daily limit by eating fruits and vegetables and other healthy foods. Some fruits and vegetables that have high fructose are blueberries, grapes tomatoes, dried fruits, apples, pears, pomegranate and many more. Fruits and vegetables that contain less than one percent of fructose are avocados, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, grapefruits, lemons, limes, mushrooms, green beans, potatoes and many more. It may not seem like it, but the body needs fructose sugar to run through the cells. Both fructose from syrup and fructose from fruit both affect the body but in 2 completely different ways. Fructose from syrup affects the delivery system and that’s it nothing else. Fructose from fruit contains nutrients with the fibre and affects the digestion and absorption for the fructose into the body. Unlike back in the day most fructose used to come from fruits, nowadays a lot of it comes from non-fruits. Fructose also comes from sucrose, which you can find in almost any food substance that’s edible in a box or

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