fruit sugar

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Most fruits, including bananas, are sugary and high in fructose; fructose, after all, means fruit sugar. Gretchen Reynolds, New York Times, "Bananas vs. Sports Drinks? Bananas Win in Study," 4 Apr. 2018 Your body responds differently to eating an apple, which is loaded with fruit sugars. Jill U. Adams, Washington Post, "How chocolate and sugary things may prime your brain to want more," 10 Feb. 2018 This new study, in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society, implicates sugary drinks and fructose, or fruit sugar. Nicholas Bakalar, New York Times, "Sugary Diet During Pregnancy May Increase Asthma Risk in Children," 8 Dec. 2017

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circa 1872, in the meaning defined above

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fruit sugar

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