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FDA Urged To Limit Soft Drink Sugar Levels
2013-02-14 09:16:09

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Consumer groups, scientists, and health-advocacy organizations recently urged the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to consider determining safe limits of high-fructose corn syrup and other forms of sugar in soft drinks, as high levels could affect the risk of developing diabetes, obesity, and heart disease. In particular, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) helped spearhead the effort to urge the FDA to...

2013-02-12 20:27:54

Adds to scientific evidence that the sweeteners are metabolically equivalent A study published today in the Journal of Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism presented compelling data showing the consumption of both high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and sucrose (table sugar) at levels consistent with average daily consumption do not increase liver fat in humans, a leading cause of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). The findings also add to an already well-established body of...

2013-01-26 23:00:49

All-natural, GMO-free sweetener has identical mouthfeel, flavor profile as HFCS. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) January 26, 2013 Steviva Brands, Inc., one of the world´s leading manufacturers and distributors of stevia-based sweeteners and other bulk-ingredient sweeteners, has introduced a Stevia-based syrup blend designed to replace high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) in beverages. Developed by Steviva Brands to replace HFCS 55, Steviva BlendTM Syrup is an all-natural liquid sweetener comprised...

2012-12-19 05:00:07

PowerICE, an innovative and healthy frozen sport hydration bar, is expanding its scope with young athletes across the country with the help of legendary wrestling coach Al Bevilacqua, who has been involved with USA Wrestling since 1971. DELRAY BEACH, FL (PRWEB) December 18, 2012 PowerICE, an innovative and healthy frozen sport hydration bar, is expanding its scope with young athletes across the country with the help of legendary wrestling coach Al Bevilacqua, who has been involved with USA...

Diabetes May Be Linked To High Fructose Corn Syrup
2012-11-28 06:45:04

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists from the University of Southern California and University of Oxford recently revealed that countries that included high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) in their food had a 20 percent higher prevalence of diabetes as compared to countries that did not use HFCS in their foods. The international analysis on national food supplies helps explains the increase in numbers of people with type 2 diabetes, resulting in the rise in...


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siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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