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Sugar, glucose, fructose and high fructose corn syrup

Fructose is the sugar form found in fruit, in table sugar (sucrose) and also in high fructose corn syrup (HFCS). Fructose is a simple sugar that is sweeter than glucose. Common table sugar is made up of 50/50 glucose and … Continue reading

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High fructose corn syrup blues

High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) doesn’t exist in nature. It is a manufactured product created by using enzymes and in some processes, MERCURY to increase the fructose content of corn syrup to about 90%. HFCS generates Advanced Glyction Endproducts reaction … Continue reading

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High fructose Easter

Read the ingredient label before you plop the Easter candy on the checkout belt. Watch out for high fructose corn syrup as it is often the first and main ingredient. High fructose corn syrup (HFCS), which is some 10X sweeter … Continue reading

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Low cost sweetener – high cost health

High-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is the single most popular sweetener used by food manufacturers. It is cheaper and much sweeter than regular sugar but is also much more dangerous to your health than sugar. The average American consumes up to … Continue reading

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Corn syrups

High-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is basically any corn syrup that has undergone enzymatic processing to convert some of its glucose into fructose for more sweetness. Some companies actually use mercury in the process and some of that mercury is “lost … Continue reading

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HFCS, a sure-fire recipe for disaster

High fructose corn syrup is a basic ingredient for many soft drinks and processed baked goods. Because of this, fructose now accounts for 10% of total caloric intake for Americans with teenage boys consuming even more – topping in with … Continue reading

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About that milk shake…

The good news is that the shake you slurp at a fast food restaurant provides about 400 mg of calcium. The bad news is that it also supplies up to 600 calories along with at least 9 grams of fat!

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Yogurt that is bad for you!

Who thinks yogurt is good for you? Well, I do – but… Most of the popular yogurt brands have more sugar in them per serving than a Twinkie or other junk food you would never consider healthy. Sugar naturally occurs … Continue reading

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Chewing on honeycomb

Chewing honeycomb has benefits! Honey used to come packed in the original honeycomb – that’s the way honey used to be. A little late on came honey fakers who “extended” their honey by diluting it with corn syrup. For a … Continue reading

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Soda’s sugary lies

Americans drink up to 45 gallons of soda a year on average and consume more High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) per capita than any other nation. In fact, soda consumption has doubled over the last thirty years while diabetes rates … Continue reading

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HFCS causes fibromyalgia

High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is a bad deal on any level – unless you are killing rats! Then you can make them obese and stupid according to a recent Princeton study. Not only is HFCS made from GMO corn, … Continue reading

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Easter candy woes

If you really love your child, would you poison them? Most people do. When you buy your kiddos cheap and highly superficial Easter candy, you are most likely filling them up with large doses of GMO-High Fructose Corn Syrup. How … Continue reading

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A plethora of woes

What could cause hypothyroidism, memory loss, fibromyalgia, painful feet/hands, irritability, muscle weakness, episodes of confusion/disorientation, food intolerances, frequent infections or skin rashes? How about mercury poisoning as a number one suspect? Where does said mercury come from? How about dental … Continue reading

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Junk food humans

Eating a junk-food diet does not a healthy human make…Healthy humans absolutely have to have clean, nutrient-dense food to stay healthy. Researchers at the University of Colorado have come to the conclusion that our food’s nutritional profile has plunged up … Continue reading

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The unbalanced diet police

A preschooler’s mom was recently fined $10 by a daycare for not providing a grain in the child’s home-made, leftover roast beef and vegetables school lunch. So what else did the school do? They gave the child some Ritz Crackers. … Continue reading

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Mayo fakers

Do you eat regular mayonnaise? The common store-bought mayo is both an impostor and a huge consumer mistake. Oh, it looks white and tastes like we now expect it to. Technically, the definition of mayo says it should have at … Continue reading

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Caramel not-so-goodness

Want to know what’s in your Caramel Syrup? It may look and taste something like caramel, but industrial caramel in a vast majority of our processed foods and drinks is way different than the old-fashioned kind grandma used to make. … Continue reading

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More sweet ways to die

Sweeter than sugar – cheaper and deadlier too! High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) is crammed with “unbound” fructose and glucose molecules – plus toxic metal! Study after study has shown that the reactive carbonyl molecules in HFCS can cause liver … Continue reading

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Love me some Orange Juice!

Antioxidants in OJ help protect your heart by fighting the inflammation that can cause blood vessel damage. Consider this: People who ate fast food with a glass of orange juice had fewer artery-harming free radicals in their blood afterward than … Continue reading

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The evils of sugar

Sugar in all forms, from the refined stuff in the sugar bowl to high fructose corn syrup, is a key contributor to obesity, type II diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, cancer and other diet-related diseases. About 16 percent of … Continue reading

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