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A 39-year-old male asked:

If sugar is considered inflammatory, how are many fruits such as berries which are loaded in sugar considered anti-inflammatory?

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Dr. Lawrence Kramer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not inflammatory: Glucose is not inflammatory..there are other things in fruit that are good for you
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Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Fiber: Whole fruits are full of fiber and other nutrients that slows the absorption of sugar and lowers the glycemic index and load of the fruit. So less processed is healthier.
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