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Most fruits also have glucose. This is because the sugar content of a ripe fruit is the result of the enzymatic breakdown of starch during ripening, The cleavage results in a keto-aldo isomerization, which gives both fructose (keto sugar) and glucose (aldo sugar). And the fiber (hemicellulose) helps hold together the plant cell wall by cross-linking cellulose microfibrals. Which ultimately holds the fruit together.
whether or not fructose or any thing you eat gets stored as fat depends upon your genetics and other factors like how much 'work' your body is doing. IF your body is likely to convert fructose to fat storage THEN it is likely to convert virtually anything you eat to fat storage.
Well, there’s probably no reason to avoid fruit — even if you’re trying to lose weight — as long as you severely restrict far worse carbs like pasta and bread and other flour products, with little nutrition or fiber but loads of HFCS.
The article even states that, with a crucial qualifier you left out: “if your body’s already consumed adequate amounts of sugar, this extra fructose will be basically stored as fat.”
I’m all for demonizing sugar and starch as the root of all evil in the American diet, and the evidence for that is very clear at this point — but let’s be real, fruit is not the problem here, it’s all the garbage carbs in processed food (including alcohol and other drinks) that people should be advised to cut way back on.