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Fructose… victim or villain?

Fructose (a.k.a “fruit sugar”) is used to sweeten many modern processed foods due to its sweetness and low cost. On the plus side, fructose has a lower glycemic index value than glucose and does not require as much insulin to metabolise. On the downside, fructose is processed directly by the liver, does not trigger appetite […]

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Why we get fat and what to do about it v2

Although protein does not raise blood sugars as much as carbohydrate, it still requires insulin. Dietary fat does not raise your blood glucose and is not insulinogenic. Optimal nutrition is about maximising micronutrients while managing your glucose load so your pancreas can keep up. In addition to managing carbohydrates, moderating protein, increasing fibre and maximising nutrition, are important to […]

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