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Fruits are full of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, which is why it is recommended to eat 5 fruits a day, but there is a downside. A small amount of them is fine for healthy people. However, the high fructose content of fruit can be a serious problem.

Research suggests fructose may have a particularly significant impact on pancreatic cancer, as pancreatic cancer cells have been shown to use fructose for cell division, speeding up the growth and spread of the cancer.

As a general guideline, limiting your total fructose consumption to 25 grams of fructose per day is wise. If you suffer with any sugar related health issues, such as insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, heart disease, obesity or cancer, you would be wise to limit your total fructose consumption to 15 grams of fructose per day. This includes fructose from ALL sources, including whole fruit. Those wishing to read more can paste the following link from mercola.com to their browser. Dr Jackson