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Refined Fructose Negatively Impacts Health and Inhibits Performance
Discover how the quality of carbohydrate affects our performance and long term health.
The negative impact on blood pressure, triglycerides, insulin resistance, impaired metabolism of glucose and lipids associated with excess fructose sweetener intake contradict the nutritional principles known to support health and progressive endurance training. Avoiding fructose-sweetened products is an important dietary consideration with health and performance consequences.
The unhealthy side effects proportionate to fructose excess are unexplained body fat gain, increased insulin resistance, impaired glucose tolerance, increases in lactate, hyperinsulinemia, hypertriacylglycerolemia, and hypertension.
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