Study Finds Fructose may Affect Body Fat

The New York Times's Well blog reports on a recent study that concludes that fructose may be converted to body fat more quickly than other sugars. The study suggests that consuming foods made with high-fructose corn syrup could be more fattening than consuming equivalent foods made with regular sugar. While the Texas-based study was small, it has important implications in light of the amount of processed foods that contain high-fructose corn syrup.


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