47 reasons why fructose will dissolve your elbows

Fantastic! Re-blogged to my carnivore blog 🙂


Fructose won’t really make your elbows dissolve. Don’t worry. It was just a ‘typical blog headline’.

And I don’t have 47 reasons either. So if that’s what you were expecting, click away now. If, on the other hand, you’re interested in whether fructose is a positive or negative element in your diet, then read on…

In my last blog I mentioned how fructose doesn’t trigger the normal satiation signalling, so humans are prone to gorge on fruit, which might be an evolutionary mechanism that would help us, and other mammals, put on fat over autumn in order to survive winter – ‘scheduled obesity’.

Now that fruit is available in unlimited quantities and at all times, the amount of fructose coursing through our systems is far greater than our liver’s capacity to deal with it.  But guess what – the food available to humans today is different from 40,000 years ago…

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