What’s Worse for Your Body Composition & Liver Health?
10g of Sugar from Coke or the Same 10g From Cookies?
This is very interesting!. Read the entire article here. (Synopisis found below)
Quick Review for those hurting for some time.
1. The sugar intake in groups 2-4 was significantly higher than in group 1 – obviously a simple and necessary consequence of the composition of the diet.
2. The mice on the liquid diets consumed significantly more energy, sugar, liquid and food – distinct evidence that the rodent equivalent of sugar-sweetened beverages leads to overeating.
3. The fructose diets were not by any means worse than the sucrose diets – an observation that confirms what I have been preaching to the choir: The fructose bashing as “lustig” (engl. “funny”) as some experts believe it was, is based on a shortsighted prejudice.
4. The weight increase in the solid high-sucrose groups was small compared to that of the mice in groups 2 & 3 who were fed sucrose or fructose in their water – this is the logical consequence of the increased energy intake.
5. When the scientists compared the obesogenic effects (weight gain per food intake) of the diets, they found a significant difference between the liquid and solid sugars but not the sugar types – more evidence we cannot simply blame everything on fructose.
Interestingly, all four high sugar-diets caused an increase in blood glucose and in tendency some increase in liver weight, which was more pronounced if the sugars were administered in solid form.