Sucrose vs. fructose
- January 1, 2013 - 7:30 PM
All sugars are not equal -- even though they contain the same amount of calories -- because they are metabolized differently in the body.
Table sugar is sucrose, which is half fructose, half glucose.
High-fructose corn syrup is 55 percent fructose and 45 percent glucose.
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