Why Fructose Causes Insulin Resistance

By Jason Fung, MD

Fructose is much more dangerous for weight gain and diabetes compared to an equal amount of glucose. This is due to the way fructose is metabolized exclusively in the liver and its propensity to cause insulin resistance.

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Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.