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St. Michael's Hospital

John Sievenpiper, St. Michael's Hospital

Caption: Fructose, the sugar often blamed for the obesity epidemic, does not itself have any impact on an emerging marker for the risk of cardiovascular disease known as postprandial triglycerides, says Dr. John Sievenpiper, a researcher at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto.

Credit: Courtesy of St. Michael's Hospital

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