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Subject:

FOOD DRINK NUTRITION DIET: NUTRITION: Fructose

From:

"David P. Dillard" <[log in to unmask]>

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To support research in sports medicine <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Wed, 30 May 2012 03:37:03 -0400

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FOOD DRINK NUTRITION DIET: NUTRITION:

Fructose

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Fructose

Nutrition Australia

http://www.nutritionaustralia.org/ 
national/frequently-asked-questions/fructose

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A shorter URL for the above link:

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http://tinyurl.com/7khen3g

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In Sweet Poison it is argued that unlike other foods, fructose does not 
satisfy hunger. When eating fructose-rich foods, people therefore continue 
to eat even after consuming more than what is required. The author claims 
that as a result, nearly everyone is putting on weight. Sweet Poison 
continues to argue that fructose has severe and adverse effects on health, 
leading to alarming levels of chronic disease including heart disease, 
type 2 diabetes and even some cancers.

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Sweet Poison recognises that fructose derived naturally from whole fruit 
has a different metabolic effect on the body when compared with fructose 
added to the diet, largely due to the presence of dietary fibre. Gillespie 
therefore recommends consuming two serves of fruit daily, as outlined by 
the Australian Dietary Guidelines. Because the fructose in fruit juice is 
not accompanied by dietary fibre, Sweet Poison suggests that drinking 
fruit juice results in the same deleterious health outcomes as does 
consuming added fructose.

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To prevent or treat obesity and chronic disease, Gillespie recommends 
avoiding all sweet-tasting foods (other than two daily servings of fruit). 
Furthermore, his comment Dont exercise if your dominant purpose is to lose 
weight: let a lack of fructose do that instead belittles the role of 
physical activity in the treatment and prevention of overweight.

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Unfortunately, Sweet Poison is based on gross misinterpretation and 
neglect of key aspects of the nutrition-related scientific literature. 
Moreover, the advice contained within is inconsistent with the Dietary 
Guidelines for Australians published by the National Health and Medical 
Research Council (NHMRC), and with the NHMRC guidelines for treatment and 
prevention of obesity which emphasise the importance of physical activity 
in weight control.

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In fact, Sweet Poison is replete with errors and dubious claims. Though 
strong evidence suggest that excessive consumption of sucrose (and 
therefore fructose) is harmful to health, no evidence supports that claim 
that added fructose is a poison at any dose. This is recognised in the 
advice given by all national and international health authorities to limit 
(not avoid) intake of sugars and sweetened foods.


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The complete article may be read at the URL above.

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Sincerely,
David Dillard
Temple University
(215) 204 - 4584
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