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Reasons to limit fructose consumption

10 reasons to limit fructose consumption

In sucrose (table sugar) and in sugary fruits, the fraction that is problematic is the sugar fructose. The other main fraction is glucose, which can be used by all our cells for energy and is the main fuel for life on earth. 399 more words

Food & Nutrition

Obesity (part 2)

Dyslipidemia is a major component of the criteria for the metabolic syndrome (see “PHATS” mnemonic).

A rule of thumb for the lifestyle recommendations for the treatment of dyslipidemia is “0-5-30″ 92 more words


And The Battle Continues...

Last November 2013, I thought I had one of the happiest moment of my life when after all the rigid routines I followed – food control; exercise and medication, my total cholesterol finally went down below 200 mg/dL for the very first time, however my bad cholesterol (LDL) was still high at around 140s. 1,251 more words