Dietary fructose improves intestinal cell survival and nutrient absorption

Dietary fructose improves intestinal cell survival and nutrient absorption

Nature, Published online: 18 August 2021; doi:10.1038/s41586-021-03827-2

A high-fructose diet in mice improves the survival of intestinal epithelial cells, which leads to an increase in gut surface area, enhanced absorption of lipids and the promotion of tumour growth and obesity.
Source: Nature