9TH MAY 2016 MINA DEAN
In 2014 North Americans consumed an average of about 27 pounds of high-fructose corn syrup each.
Fructose consumption can damage hundreds of genes.
But the good news is that DHA — an omega 3 fatty acid — can reverse this damage, scientists have discovered.
Fructose is a sugar commonly found in the Western diet.
Most of the fructose in the American diet comes from high-fructose corn syrup or is consumed in sweetened drinks, syrups, honey and desserts.
According to the Department of Agriculture, in 2014 each American consumed about 27 pounds of high-fructose corn syrup.
In addition, most baby food and fruit contains fructose.
However, the absorption of the fruit sugar is mostly slowed down by the fibre in fruit.
On top of that there are other healthy components found in fruit which are important for the body and the brain.
Our brain cell membranes…
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