Sugar Is Sugar: Fructose Does Not Cause More Harm Than Glucose, St. Michael's Hospital Reveals

Published: Jan 31, 2014

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Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital have found there is no benefit in replacing fructose, the sugar most commonly blamed for obesity, with glucose in commercially prepared foods.

The findings, published in the February edition of Current Opinion in Lipidology, show that when portion sizes and calories are the same, fructose does not cause any more harm than glucose.

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