Study: Sugar Makes You Feel Fuller than High Fructose Corn Syrup

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iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — If you’re looking to drop a few pounds this year, consuming foods made with sugar rather than high fructose corn syrup may help, a new study published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests.

While the makers of the syrup have argued that the sweetener, which is commonly found in soft drinks, isn’t any different than sugar, researchers at Yale University say fructose can make you feel hungry because unlike glucose, which is regular sugar, fructose doesn’t produce as many of the hormones that make you feel full.

The study, while relatively small — only 20 participants — follows others linking fructose to type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure.

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