Geoffrey Woo and Professor Richard Johnson discuss the nuances of fructose and explore its relationship in the metabolism of obesity and other chronic diseases. Dr. Johnson is a nephrologist who focused his research on a form of sugar called fructose. Fructose is the sugar found in soda and other highly processed and highly palatable foods. Is fructose the central mediator of metabolic syndrome and obesity? Is fructose the underlying culprit behind insulin resistance? Why does fructose have a unique impact on health compared to other sugars and carbohydrate? We discuss all of this and more.
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