Fructose: Synthesis, Functions and Health Implications

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Fructose: Synthesis, Functions and Health Implications

Format:  Hardcover,

168 pages

Publisher: Nova Science Pub Inc

Publish Date: Sep 2012

ISBN-13: 9781620811269

ISBN-10: 162081126X

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Publisher: Nova Science Pub Inc
Publish Date: Sep 2012
ISBN-13: 9781620811269
ISBN-10: 162081126X
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 168
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.05
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 7.1 x 0.6 x 10.3

Chapter outline

Preface
Unhealthy Diet Intake During the Peri-Natal & Adult Periods: Detrimental Neuroendocrine & Metabolic Effects
High-Fructose Consumption & Metabolic Diseases
Fructose & Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Detrimental Effects of Excessive Fructose Ingestion on Memory & Other Brain Functions
Role of Fructose in Body Functions: An Overview
Fructose Facilitates Alcohol Metabolism
Fructose & the Control of Food Intake
Effect of Fructose on Health
Mammalian Triokinase & Dihydroxyacetone Kinase are the Same Enzyme
Index

Book description

Fructose is a carbohydrate found in plants and humans. It was isolated in 1947 from sugar cane, where it is a component of sucrose. In this book, the authors discuss the synthesis, functions and health implications of fructose. Topics include high-fructose consumption and metabolic disease; detrimental neuroendocrine and metabolic effects of fructose during peri-natal and adult periods; fructose and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease; and fructose ingestion effects on brain functions.

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