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High Fructose Consumption: More Pain Than Gain to Human Health

Version 1 : Received: 12 June 2021 / Approved: 17 June 2021 / Online: 17 June 2021 (14:40:02 CEST)

How to cite: Isaiah, S.; Olanrewaju, O.; Sholeye, A.; Ayilara, M. High Fructose Consumption: More Pain Than Gain to Human Health. Preprints 2021, 2021060464 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202106.0464.v1). Isaiah, S.; Olanrewaju, O.; Sholeye, A.; Ayilara, M. High Fructose Consumption: More Pain Than Gain to Human Health. Preprints 2021, 2021060464 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202106.0464.v1).

Abstract

An imbalance in any metabolic system can be traced to its homeostasis. When homeostatic environment is not attainable then there will be a response from the body. A new shift has emerged, “the negative feedback effect of high fructose consumption;” more pain than gain. The human metabolic system daily combat fructose sugar metabolism which emanates from high consumption. This inadvently lead to a chronological series of complications arising from the feedback. These feedbacks play pivotal roles in skeletal muscle damage and other body frameworks, it also fosters toxic advanced glycation end products (AGEs), factors that impose and inflict damaging effects to the body`s energy currency and serious threat to health. These damages are missed or overlooked because of early nonspecific physiological symptoms. High level of fructose has both long- and short-term effects on human metabolic processes. These effects which are majorly through the production of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and other free radicals, are felt in the disruption of biomolecules such as causing DNA mutation, lipid peroxidation etc. these effects in turn lead to various diseases such as cancer, diabetes, atherosclerosis, and other health issues. In this review, we will focus on the damaging effects this sugar has on human health and the present solutions being applied. We will also look at the next step in combatting and controlling these negative feedbacks.

Keywords

Antioxidants; Free radicals; Fructose; Oxidative stress

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