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Fructose

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Summary of Fructose

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Frequently asked questions and answers related to Fructose


Frequently Asked Questions about Fructose

Fructose vs Glucose vs HFCS
A study found no differences in the consumption of fructose versus high-fructose corn syrup versus glucose
What is the difference between high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and sugar?
HFCS and sugar are essentially equivalent as far as the body is concerned.
Is high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) worse than sugar?
There is currently no evidence to suggest that HFCS is any worse than sugar. Both high fructose corn syrup and sugar are essentially the same; the difference between them is too small to matter in moderate consumption, and in excess both are harmful to health.
Is sugar more filling than HFCS?