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Fructose Metabolism By The Brain Increases Food Intake And Obesity, Review Suggests

March 31, 2009

Two papers in the journal PNAS in 2007 and 2008 showed that glucose and fructose act quite differently in the brain (hypothalamus) – glucose decreasing food intake and fructose increasing food intake

via Fructose Metabolism By The Brain Increases Food Intake And Obesity, Review Suggests.

ScienceDaily (Mar. 26, 2009) — M. Daniel Lane and colleagues at Johns Hopkins have built on the suggested link between the consumption of fructose and increased food intake, which may contribute to a high incidence of obesity, and Type 2 diabetes.

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