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Here’s Why Soda Is Even More Unhealthy Than You Thought.

On nutrition labels, sugar is just sugar. But when it comes to how the body metabolizes that sugar, there are two very different molecules that make up what we think of as table sugar.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Fructose belongs to a group of ingredients known as FODMAPs. These are poorly absorbed, but fermentable sugars. It is not the fructose per se, but the fermentation products of excess fructose that may cause the problem. It has been shown that high levels of polyphenols prevent such problems possibly by their interaction with gut bacteria.

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