Sugar, glucose, fructose and high fructose corn syrup

Fructose is the sugar form found in fruit, in table sugar (sucrose) and also in high fructose corn syrup (HFCS). Fructose is a simple sugar that is sweeter than glucose. Common table sugar is made up of 50/50 glucose and fructose. HFCS contains more fructose than glucose and is some 10X sweeter than table sugar and much-much cheaper, making it the industry sweetheart for sweetening processed foods. One major problem with HFCS is that there is no hormone produced in the human body to metabolize fructose to remove it from our body. HFCS is ultimately shuffled to the liver to remove it as a toxic waste product. Even though HFCS is very harmful to your health in general, it causes a lower blood sugar spike than sucrose or glucose, and therefore has a low glycemic index. Because of this misnomer, manufacturers are allowed to claim that fructose is ‘healthier’ than the other two.

HFCS makes for slow death...

HFCS makes for slow death…

About Craig Stellpflug NDC

Craig Stellpflug is a NeuroDevelopment Consultant and a Certified Nutritional Consultant. Craig is a cancer nutritionist and child brain disorder specialist at Healing Pathways Medical Clinic in Scottsdale Arizona.
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