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 have tripled. We can blame most of this increase on sodas, sports drinks and energy drinks. Well, it turns out that soda drinkers are actually getting a much higher dose of harmful fructose than they have been led to believe, according to the Childhood Obesity Research Center (CORC). CORC analyzed the composition of 34 popular beverages to find that consumers are drinking neither natural sugar nor HFCS, but instead a fructose-intense concoction that can increase the risk for diabetes, cardiovascular disease and liver disease. Of course, this is not what the Corn Refiners Association tells you. Even soda labels that claim to be made with real sugar actually contain more than 50 percent fructose, which is not disclosed on their labels.

HFCS is deadlier than they would have you believe...

HFCS is deadlier than they would have you believe…

About Craig Stellpflug NDC

Craig Stellpflug is a NeuroDevelopment Consultant and a Certified Nutritional Consultant. Craig is a cancer nutritionist and child brain disorder specialist at Healing Pathways Medical Clinic in Scottsdale Arizona.
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