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Response to snagglepuss (Reply #51)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 10:41 PM

57. it's piffle that i have an advanced degree in the field? if you say so madame mindreader.

 

no, i didn't watch the video. not interested in wasting time on anyone who says fructose is a liver toxin, no matter how many MDs he has after his name. Plenty of docs out there pushing absolute garbage to the deluded for quick bucks.

if you overeat *anything* to the point of obesity you damage your liver -- & the damage is *indistinguishable* from the damage done by overconsumption of alcohol.

Despite having multiple causes, fatty liver can be considered a single disease that occurs worldwide in those with excessive alcohol intake and those who are obese (with or without effects of insulin resistance). The condition is also associated with other diseases that influence fat metabolism. Morphologically, it is difficult to distinguish alcoholic FLD from nonalcoholic FLD, and both show microvesicular and macrovesicular fatty changes at different stages.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fatty_liver


Fructose is not a liver toxin. Period. Fructose is a naturally occurring sugar found in almost all plant foods.



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