Lisa Says: I don’t usually post directly from other websites, but this is good info from Mercola.com about the physical effects of consuming fructose and high fructose corn syrup and how it contributes to multiple health issues, sometimes permanent. See the brief but compelling news video in the link provided below.
They Say it’s Safe – But it’s Unknowingly Destroying Your Liver
Posted By Dr. Mercola | August 19 2011
Obesity levels are now so high that many children are suffering from disease more commonly associated with alcohol abuse. Many of them will develop cirrhosis, and some will require liver transplants.
Studies show that millions of children in the U.S. are suffering from “non alcoholic liver disease” which is caused by a build-up of fat within liver cells. This prevents the organ from functioning properly.
According to the Telegraph:
“The condition increases the risks of heart disease, strokes and type 2 diabetes, and can lead to cirrhosis — scarring of the liver — which is often not detected until it is too late … There is no medical treatment for the disease, but the extent of it can be reduced by weightloss and improvements in diet.”