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Fructose drinks may fuel your cravings: study

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A new study using imaging tests finds that fructose, a sugar saturating many Western diets, triggers brain changes that may lead to overeating. 

A preliminary study finds that drinking beverages containing fructose may spark your desire to consume more. ©travis manley/shutterstock.com

Scientists from Yale University in the US used magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, scans to track brain activity in 20 normal-weight subjects both before and after they consumed drinks containing glucose or fructose, a "fruit sugar."

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