Is High Fructose Corn Syrup the Devil?

Sweet Poison: The Scary Facts on High Fructose Corn Syrup
High Fructose Corn Syrup is the omnipresent demon in nearly everything we eat. Check out this article to learn more…

Have you seen the ‘Sweet Surprise’ TV ads by the American Corn Growers Association? You know, the commercials which challenge you to report what’s specifically wrong with high fructose corn syrup. They actually claim that this syrup is ‘made from corn, doesn’t have artificial ingredients, has the same amount of calories as sugar and [is] […]

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Why CORN is Killing Us: HFCS and GMO FOOD

This is a great read from about the dangers of corn in the ubiquitous form of high fructose corn syrup, and the related problem of genetically modified foods (read, almost all corn is now genetically modified).

Until Michael Pollan’s book The Omnivore’s Dilemma few Americans would have guessed that there is corn in almost everything we eat including every individual component of a fast food meal to almost everything on the shelves in your grocery store – even in places you would never imagine.

Pollan follows each of the food chains that sustain us—industrial food, organic or alternative food, and food we forage ourselves—from the source to a final meal, and in the process develops a definitive account of the American way of eating.

Scary stuff!

Read on…

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