Abstract:Background: A high fructose diet causes hypertriglyceridemia and hepatic insulin resistance in humans, but it remains unknown whether refined sugars exert different effects than naturally occurring sugars present in honey. Aim: To assess the metabolic effects of replacing 25% total energy from starch with honey or a pure fructose:glucose mixture. Methods: Eight healthy male were studied while consuming a controlled weight-maintenance, low fructose diet (control, CTRL), or a isocaloric diet in which 25% complex… Show more
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