If there’s one thing that Doctor Ridley can convince you of, it would be to STOP eating and drinking High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS)! In this video, she references a study done by researchers at Princeton University. It confirms that rats gained weight eating High Fructose Corn Syrup 300% faster than rats fed fruit sugar.
HFCS is basically a fat switch! Therefore, when you eat or drink foods that contain it, it triggers your body to gain weight. Fructose might sound like a fun word, and some people think it has something to do with fruit. However, it does not! HFCS is from corn, and is way sweeter than the sugars found in real fruits. Your liver digests HFCS, and people who consume it often develop fatty livers and an alcoholic’s belly.
Real Fruit vs. Corn
If you’re looking for something sweet to eat, then choose REAL fruit instead of a soda or snack made with high fructose corn syrup. Real fruit comes with all the vitamins and minerals to help you digest sugars the way they were intended.
Dr. Ridley is an expert on nutrition. She can help you evaluate your current eating habits, and help you maximize your health. Her goal is work with her patients to find “true health.” She accomplishes this by learning about you, what you eat, and the current state of your body. She runs a variety of specialized tests that help to isolate problems that others may not look for, and thus will never find. She has helped many people lose weight that had previously given up trying. High fructose corn syrup is one major contributor to the obesity epidemic in the United States, but it is not the only problem. If you’d like to work toward true health, then contact us today for an appointment at 817.485.9355.
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