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Corn Syrup And Obesity Not Linked?
2012-09-19 07:35:32

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Over the last few years, the waistlines of individuals in the United States have expanded dramatically. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the burgeoning belly has been linked to an increase in obesity in the U.S. in the past twenty years. The agency found that over one-third of adults in the U.S. (35.7 percent) and around 12.5 million of children (17 percent) are considered obese. As a result,...

High Fructose Corn Syrup Topic Of New Petition
2012-09-04 04:44:08

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Citizens for Health, a consumer action group based in Washington D.C., recently filed a petition with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to focus on products that have concentrations of man-made high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) higher than 55 percent. The non-profit focuses on health activism to keep consumers informed. With this mission in mind, the goal of the petition is to protect consumers from the illegal use of...

Sugar, Corn Syrup Can Help An Individual Lose Weight
2012-08-10 14:26:34

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers, studying the effects of corn syrup and sugar, recently looked at the elements that can influence an individual´s diet. The new study discovered that sugar and high fructose syrup perform as well as a reduced calorie diet. The researchers stated that, if an individual´s overall caloric intake is decreased, then the individual should lose weight while consuming the same amounts of sugar or high fructose corn...


Word of the Day
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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