WHAT YOU DON'T KNOW ABOUT FRUCTOSE AND HFCS COULD KILL YOU
Cutting back on the fructose in your diet could save your life -- and shrink your waistline. Table sugar and high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) -- the primary sources of fructose -- are staples of our food supply, and are even found in foods that aren't necessarily sweet, like breads, soups, ketchup, and salad dressing. These sweeteners are linked to health problems such as obesity, diabetes, and joint and abdominal pain. They may also increase your risk for liver and kidney diseases, premature aging, and certain types of cancer.
THE SUGAR FIX OFFERS A REAL SOLUTION FOR LOSING WEIGHT AND TRANSFORMING YOUR HEALTH -- TODAY
The Low-Fructose Diet: Reduce your consumption of fructose by up to one-half the amount in the typical American diet -- and still satisfy your sweet tooth
The 12 Rules for Healthy Eating: Sustain a low-fructose diet for life
The Low-Fructose Lifestyle: Counteract sugar's harmful effects through physical activity, sun exposure, supplements, and more
More Than 30 Low-Fructose Recipes: Prepare easy, delicious meals
At-a-Glance Fructose Finder: Compare the content in dozens of your favorite foods
Dr. Richard Johnson has been a practicing physician and clinical research scientist for more than twenty-five years. He has published hundreds of papers and lectured in over forty-five countries. He is the author of three books, including The Sugar Fix, The Fat Switch, and Nature Wants Us to Be Fat.
Timothy Gower is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in many publications, including Prevention, Reader's Digest, Esquire, Fortune, Health, Men's Health, Better Homes and Gardens, The New York Times, and Los Angeles Times. He is also the author of five books. He resides in Massachusetts.
"Provides a detailed plan for reducing dietary fructose intake, promoting weight loss, and reversing many of the serious health consequences associated with the typical American high-fructose diet." -- Michael W. Rich, MD, director of the Cardiac Rapid Evaluation Unit, Washington University School of Medicine
"A road map to better health." -- Richard J. Glassock, MD, professor emeritus of medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA