Sucrose (Table Sugar) is a Disaccharide Made of 50% Fructose and 50% Glucose.

Sucrose (table sugar) is a disaccharide made of 50% fructose and 50% glucose. Sucrose is metabolized primarily in the small intestine releasing equal parts glucose and fructose. Glucose causes insulin release and is rapidly cleared from the blood stream by insulin dependent channels. Fructose is independent of insulin and is rapidly taken up by the […]