The sugar fructose has been the subject of considerable media attention, most of which has been negative. Critics link dietary fructose with health risk markers such as obesity, high triglyceride (blood fat) levels and insulin resistance, and claim it is less satiating than other sugars. The fact that it is processed via a different metabolic pathway is often blamed. For further information on
Where is fructose found?
So is fructose really a problem in Australia?
How much is too much?
Refer to the following link on the Dietitians Association of Australia website – http://daa.asn.au/for-the-media/hot-topics-in-nutrition/fructose-dietary-villain-or-just-simply-demonised/