by Karl Denninger
Fructose alters hundreds of brain genes, which can lead to a wide range of diseases.
A range of diseases, from diabetes to cardiovascular disease, and from Alzheimer’s disease to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, are linked to changes to genes in the brain. A new study by UCLA life scientists has found that hundreds of those genes can be damaged by fructose, a sugar that’s common in the Western diet, in a way that could lead to those diseases.
The essence of the claim is that fructose, in elevated amounts, is a poison.