High fructose corn syrup contains 55% fructose & gets absorbed instantly, going right
to the liver.
University of Colorado Denver Studies
- Participants ingesting 200 grams fructose for 2 weeks had elevated triglycerides,
increased blood pressure & insulin resistance & decreased HDL cholesterol.
- 90% of obese adolescents with elevations in hypertension had elevated uric acid.
Fructose is the #1 factor to raise uric acid.
Uric acid levels above 5.5 increase risk for diabetes, obesity, hypertension & kidney