Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Cancer Cells Slurp Up Fructose, Study Finds

Cancer cells slurp up fructose, a new U.S. study found.
Pancreatic tumor cells use fructose to divide and proliferate, U.S. researchers said on Monday in a study that challenges the common wisdom that all sugars are the same.

Tumor cells fed both glucose and fructose used the two sugars in two different ways, the team at the University of California Los Angeles found. Read more

1 comment:

Vesna said...

Not that long ago i was told on some pharmaceutical congress that fructose ends up like TG in our blood, they said that our body cannot metabolise it otherwise than send it to liver where is turned into TG 100%. Sorry for my english, I am Slavic.