Tag Archive | "HFCS"

Obesity Rates in America Continue to Rise, Adenovirus May Play Role

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

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Obesity Rates in America Continue to Rise, Adenovirus May Play Role

The latest examination of obesity rates by the CDC comes to some sobering conclusions about the state of public health in America. Their findings show a block of states, mostly concentrated in the South, now have obesity rates over 30%. Back in 1990, no states were over 20%, making the run-up in the last 20 years remarkable.

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Corn Sugar: HFCS by a different name?

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

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Corn Sugar: HFCS by a different name?

There was an article in the Cleveland daily today about The Corn Refiners Association, the lobbying arm of corn agribusiness, petitioning the FDA to rename high fructose corn syrup, 'Corn Sugar'.

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Fructose in Disease – Great Video

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

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Fructose, Insulin Resistance – Together At Last

Friday, March 6, 2009

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Fructose, Insulin Resistance – Together At Last

Today, researchers from Yale announced new findings that demonstrate the mechanism by which the fructose sugars found in both refined table sugar and high fructose corn syrup cause a reduction in insulin sensitivity, a key stage in the development of both obesity and diabetes.

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