Mouse study reveals what happens in the gut after too much fructose

Researchers report that in mice, fructose, a sugar found in fruit, is processed mainly in the small intestine, not in the liver as had previously been suspected. Sugary drinks and processed high-sugar foods overwhelm the small intestine and spill into the liver for processing. Additionally, the authors learned that the ability of the small intestine to process fructose is higher after a meal.

Source: Mouse study reveals what happens in the gut after too much fructose — ScienceDaily

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