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[IP] Answer to question on FRUCTOSE

Fructose (or fruit sugar) is a form of sugar that occurs naturally in all 
fruits and honey. Apples are a particularly rich source of free fructose. 
Fructose is also found as one half of the sucrose (refined sugar) molecule.
Fructose is slowly absorbed into the bloodstream and only gradually converted 
to glucose in the liver. Its presence in the liver brings about a prompt 
reduction in the body's normal glucose-producing mechanisms (something that 
glucose doesn't do). All in all, fructose has only 20 percent of the effect 
of pure glucose on blood sugar and insulin levels. Some studies show that 
very large amounts of fructose have undesirable effects on blood fats, but in 
normal everyday amounts that we find in most foods, there is no cause for 
Quoted from "The Glucose Revolution pocket guide to the top 100 low glycemic 
index foods" page 108.
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