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Major Study Claims to Identify The Root Cause of Obesity: Fructose

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A major analysis, led by medical doctor Richard Johnson of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, suggests that a decision to lose weight may not come down to a choice between ditching either carbs or fats, but a case of responsibly reducing both together.

Unfortunately, having significant quantities of the carbohydrate fructose in your diet won't make that so easy.

"Although practically all hypotheses recognize the importance of reducing ultraprocessed and 'junk' foods, it remains unclear whether the focus should be on reducing sugar intake, or high glycemic carbohydrates, or fats, or polyunsaturated fats or simply increasing protein intake," the researchers write in their paper.