The President intervened on behalf of local sugar planters and farmers when he berated the Sugar Regulatory Agency (SRA) for allowing a multinational cola company to import high fructose corn syrup
(HFCS) for its soft drinks.
McDonald's will replace corn syrup
in hamburger buns this month and has eliminated artificial preservatives from Chicken McNuggets and several breakfast items, including scrambled eggs.
In just two weeks, even modest doses of high-fructose corn syrup
(HFCS) raise LDL ("bad") blood cholesterol and other risk factors for heart disease and gout.
was found to be more harmful to female mice than sugar, shortening their lives and affecting their ability to reproduce, according to a new study by the University of Utah.
ISLAMABAD -- All "added sugar" found typically in processed foods are bad but among them the fructose found in corn syrup
may harm you more than table sugar, new research has found.
Sugar-sweetened beverages such as sodas, energy drinks, sports drinks and juices are by far the biggest sources of added sugar, specifically high fructose corn syrup
in the average American diet.
Learn Sugar's Pseudonyms These include corn syrup
, high fructose corn syrup
, corn sweetener, fruit juice concentrate or puree, molasses, honey, and maple syrup, as well as variations on sugar: raw sugar, beet sugar, brown sugar, and cane sugar.
Agavins contain fructoses, which begs the question: Are agavins like high-fructose corn syrup
, a processed sweetener that has gotten a lot of bad press recently?
The transition in America in the 1970s from sucrose to corn syrup
as a sweetener in soft drinks was brought home to me in my travels to Central America in the '80s and '90s, where cane sugar was still used as a sweetener.
The jams and marmalades contain no refined sugar, no high fructose corn syrup
, and no artificial ingredients and are naturally low in calories and high in vitamin C.
Forty healthy volunteers (mean age, 27 years) were randomly assigned to consume 24 ounces of a beverage sweetened with high-fructose corn syrup
(HFCS) or sucrose, and then the other drink at least 2 days later.
Unless labeled as organic, cereals probably include GM ingredients, primarily high-fructose corn syrup
and other corn products, soy and milk proteins.