Latest High-fructose corn syrup Stories

2012-07-11 23:00:42

Soda, energy and fruit drinks all have one thing in common: they´re all high in added sugar. Doctors, researchers and nutritionists make the argument that sugar should not be a major part of the nation´s diet. Simply cutting out soda, energy and fruit drinks reduce sugar consumption and combat weight gain, said Los Angeles weight loss surgeon Dr. Hooman Shabatian. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 Excessive sugar consumption may be one of the leading reasons two-thirds...

If You See It, Do You Crave It?
2012-06-26 13:23:43

You're doing your own thing when a food craving suddenly hits. Was it from seeing an image of a cupcake or that can of sugary soda you just finished? University of Southern California (USC) researchers presented study findings this week at the Endocrine Society´s yearly meeting showing how the appetite and reward centers of the brain are stimulated by seeing images of high-calorie foods. "Studies have shown that advertisements featuring food make us think of eating, but our...

2012-06-22 11:36:21

Fructose significantly improved blood sugar control A new study by researchers at St. Michael's Hospital suggests that fructose may not be as bad for us as previously thought and that it may even provide some benefit. "Over the last decade, there have been connections made between fructose intake and rates of obesity," said Dr. John Sievenpiper, a senior author of the study. "However, this research suggests that the problem is likely one of overconsumption, not fructose." The study...

FDA Rules Corn Syrup Is Not Sugar
2012-05-31 08:25:16

A bitter feud has erupted between two “sweet“ groups, partly blamed on a recent medical study that claimed that “sugar can make you dumb,” and further cast by the ruling of a federal agency rejecting one group´s attempt to refine its product´s title. The issue at hand is the Corn Refiners Association´s bid to rename high fructose corn syrup as “corn sugar.” In an attempt to reverse the bad reputation high fructose corn syrup has been...

Can Too Much Sugar Make You Stupid?
2012-05-16 07:09:59

Dentists have long warned that too much sugar can rot a person's teeth, but scientists at UCLA have discovered evidence that too much soda and candy could also rot a person's brain. The study, which was published Tuesday in the Journal of Physiology, discovered how a diet that is "steadily high" in fructose can slow down the function of the brain, impairing memory and learning ability, the Los Angeles-based university said in a May 15 press release. Those adverse effects, they say, can...

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