Fructose is defined as a very sweet sugar, C6H12O6, occurring in many fruits and honey and used as a preservative for foodstuffs and as an intravenous nutrient. Also called fruit sugar, levulose.
BENEFITS OF HAVING ENOUGH FRUCTOSE
- Does not raise blood sugar levels like table sugar.
- One of the three most important blood sugars.
DEFICIENCIES OF FRUCTOSE MAY LEAD TO
- Low multi-step enzymatic functions in the liver.
- Lack of flora in the lower intestine.