Eating too much fruit is also not healthy
Fruit is healthy. But due to the fructose it should not be consumed in excess. According to a report by the news agency "dpa" the consumer service Bayern out. Products with inscriptions like "just with the sweetness of fruits" suggest that they are healthier than those with granulated sugar. But fructose can also cause health problems.
Too much sugar can have many negative consequences
Whether statements such as "contains only natural sweetness of fruits" or "without the addition of granulated sugar": Promotional slogans like these address above all the consumers who value a healthy diet and want to consume as little sugar as possible. Because a high-sugar diet can have many health consequences such. Have diabetes, obesity or cardiovascular disease. But appearance is deceptive, because fructose can also have a negative effect on health.
Relationship between fructose and overweight
Fresh fruit is healthy, because as well as vegetables, it acts as an important nutrient supplier. In addition, the risk of nutrition-related diseases such as Hypertension, reduce coronary heart disease or stroke, explains the German Society for Nutrition e.V. (DGE). But as with everything else, the right degree is crucial. As informed by the Bavarian consumer service, fructose contains just as many calories as most other sugars. In addition, there is a relationship between the consumption of fructose and obesity, which is not based on an increased calorie intake, but on an influence of the fat and carbohydrate metabolism. Swiss researchers have recently discovered that fructose can be dangerous to the heart.
According to the experts of the consumer service, it is advantageous that fructose only slightly increases the blood sugar value. Consumers should look for corn syrup, high fructose syrup and fructose in the list of ingredients to see if it is included in a product. (No)