Reblog: Is Processed Fructose a Poison?

What is a poison? Well, interestingly, there are different theories as to what makes something a poison. But most of them go something like this: "A dangerous chemical, natural or unnatural, enters the blood through the skin, gut or lungs and travels to the liver, the primary organ of detoxification." The liver attempts to “detoxify” the chemical creating metabolites — sometimes the metabolites are less toxic and sometimes they’re not — in order to excrete the chemical and any remnants of it out of the body. So for us to believe that fructose is a poison, it needs to follow, in ...
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