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Dietary fructose has been blamed as a possible contributor to the obesity increase, intensified by the fact that confusion abounds when it comes to fructose vs. high-fructose corn syrup (made up of almost equal parts glucose and fructose).

Glucose and fat, not fructose, linked to higher US obesity rates

By Maggie Hennessy

Obesity rates in the US climbed steadily over the last four decades, from 13% of the population in 1970 to more than 34% in 2009. While some blame an increase in dietary fructose, a recent study published in the Nutrition Journal used food availability...

Restaurant goers are looking at calories - but not much else...

What nutrition information are restaurant goers looking for?

By Elaine Watson

While four out of 10 consumers say they are trying to avoid or reduce intakes of certain fats and oils, cholesterol, sodium and sugar, only one in 10 actually looks for this kind of information on menus when dining out, according to NPD Group.  

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