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Sugar's Depressing for Men

  1. Jul 27, 2017 #1
    According to this study:

    What I find interesting is that the authors did not list the byproducts produced when fructose is metabolized as a possible vehicle for what they found.

    In fact, in one news article a scientist commenting on the study almost denied the possibility.
    Here is the article:
    Here is the quote:
    To be precise, sugar is broken down into glucose and fructose in the gut. And fructose has a fairly low glycemic index. But that's because it needs to be processed in the liver.
    Last edited: Jul 27, 2017
  2. jcsd
  3. Jul 27, 2017 #2
    I've long tried to reduce my sugar intake. Not only for the sake of my teeth, but I also notice I feel better after a week of low sugar in my diet. It's difficult because sugar is addictive, in everything, and I have a sweet tooth.
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