A strange link between fruits and liver disease

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Dr. Zahra Pavlova, a specialist in endocrinology, indicates that the delicious and useful fruit can cause liver disease, according to Russia Today.

“Fruits are food rich in carbohydrates, glucose and fructose,” Pavlova added. “High fructose can cause nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.”

“Fruit with pits contains a high percentage of glucose sugar and less than fructose sugar, and this means that apples contain a greater percentage of fructose sugar, but in apricots, for example, the percentage of glucose is higher than fructose, and a person makes a mistake when he thinks which is less dangerous to health.” Apples or pears, because it consumes a large amount of fructose sugar, which may lead to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. As for glucose, it is digested with the help of the hormone insulin, and turns into energy and accumulated fats, while liver proteins absorb fructose sugar in its entirety.

She adds, “It is important not to eat fruits as snacks, but rather as desserts.” She says: “When a person eats fruits and fruits as a snack, he gets glucose and fructose, which leads to the secretion of a large amount of insulin that matches the amount that he consumed, but in this case the diet lacks an important component – protein, so eating fruits as a snack is good. If as a dessert, but when eating a piece of cheese, yogurt, an apple and an apricot is better; Because in this case, the level of glucose in the blood decreases, and the accumulation of fats decreases. ”



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