3. Fructose will make your face fat. Fructose is the sugar produced by plants and animals.
4. If you eat corn instead of sugar, you will get fatter! Corn has 10 times more calories than sugar.
And finally, 4. Fructose causes you to gain weight. Fructose makes the muscles and bones become “fat” and your weight will grow. If you eat sugar and carbs you can lose weight, but if you eat Fructose you will gain weight.
If fructose is your only concern, eat less of it. If you eat corn instead, avoid it. If you eat a lot of refined sugars, you are likely to gain weight.
If you can’t live without fructose, try fructose with meals! That’s what sugar is for — to make meals more satisfying with less carbohydrate and more protein.
More detailed information about fructose, its effects on body weight are discussed in one of my books, The Big Fat Surprise (Hodder, 2004).
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We all know that being an artist, especially if it’s a woman, is tricky.
But I think it was never more obvious than I was when I signed a three-year NME contract in October. I thought when I signed, I was officially done. I wasn’t really sure what I wanted to do with it, or what my longterm plan for my body would be. I was in a place to be a professional artist with one goal in mind — making art.
I signed with NME precisely because it offered the most freedom to express myself creatively. I knew that when I was done signing, I’d have to go work at another, and I was willing to go for two years with no contract at all. My creative input would stay free; no restrictions, no set hours.
I thought there’d be time to take stock of my body in the coming days and days. But nope, I was stuck. I had to do this. I had to make art for my life and future self. I could’t lose hope. I could not let my health control me. I could feel that it would be selfish of me to take a job I wanted to
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