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Man's physiological responses to fructose

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posted on 30.10.2017, 09:37 by Robert C. Parker
Dietary changes that have occurred during the last one hundred years have resulted in an increased contribution of fructose to the diet in the United Kingdom. Over this period the total carbohydrate intake has declined and in effect a partial dietary substitution of glucose sources by fructose has occurred. These dietary events have coincided with the emergence of certain affluent diseases, the most significant being obesity, gout, diabetes mellitus and in particular coronary heart disease (CHD). The extent of these diseases, their interrelationships and the possible involvement of increased dietary sugar in the manifestation of CHD is discussed. [Continues.]

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  • Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

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© R. Parker

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 2.5 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.5) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/

Publication date

1987

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A Master's Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Master of Philosophy at Loughborough University.

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en

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Exports