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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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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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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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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 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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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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Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 10/17/13

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Photoshopping food

Don’t ever be fooled by snappy food packages with vibrant pictures of fruits and vegetables covering them. A colorful picture doesn’t even mean that that particular food is included in the ingredients. Often the pictures only tell you what chemically … Continue reading

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Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 10/15/13

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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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Are you smarter than a cockroach?

The disgusting little cockroach, you know, the little beggar that hitches a ride into your kitchen in a grocery bag or comes creeping around from the neighbor’s house? Well, this accursed critter turns out to have more common sense than … 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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Bad food is bad for you

Quaker Oatmeal to Go Apples & Cinnamon – A very bad breakfast choice. The very first ingredient is actually oats but the second ingredient is high-fructose corn syrup (GMO). Of course, there are more sugars in various guises that would … 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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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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Deep doo-doo

The #1 GMO crop in America is corn – making corn products #1 to avoid. This includes high fructose corn syrup added to just about everything from applesauce to drugs and vitamins. Even a bulk of our vitamin C is … Continue reading

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