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      10-06-2010, 02:33 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by PAMidge View Post
Re-read what I said... High Fructose corn syrup. The problem is the fructose, some other sugars are better than others, such as sucrose.
I wasn't sure whether to believe the whole 'HFCS' debate or not, but wow, it looks like you might be correct. I'd be interested to hear what the exact physiology of this is - why would the liver preferentially covert fructose to fat and deposit it, when this doesn't happen with sucrose, glucose, galactose etc?

Clearly the researches don't know what's going on either. Interesting read if you have access to pubmed

Increased fructose consumption is associated with fibrosis severity in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Hepatology, 2010; NA DOI