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Is this Popular Natural Sweetener Worse than High Fructose Corn Syrup?

Monday, 16 August 2010 19:57

Despite being marketed as a healthy sugar alternative, “natural” sweetener Agave syrup has EVEN MORE of the problem causing component of sugar: fructose. A diet with too much fructose increases the risk for diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity. And “natural” sweetener Agave syrup has even MORE fructose than the much vilified “High Fructose Corn Syrup.” This article provides details and further sources for why the educated consumer would do well to be wary of this product.

Read the full article here: http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2010/07/03/can-this-popular-alternative-sweetener-spike-uric-acid-into-the-danger-zone.aspx?aid=CD945