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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...

2012-08-09 06:26:16

SHREWSBURY, Mass., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published in Nutrition Journal shows that people can lose weight while consuming typical amounts of sugar or high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) if their overall caloric intake is reduced. "Our research debunks the vilification of high fructose corn syrup in the diet," said James M. Rippe, M.D., one of the study authors. "The results show that equally reduced-calorie diets caused similar weight loss regardless of the type or amount of...

2012-07-31 14:21:32

LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U. S. District Court Judge Consuelo B. Marshall today ruled that agribusiness giants Archer-Daniels-Midland (ADM), Cargill and others accused of a national advertising campaign to conceal the truth about high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) cannot escape liability. The companies had argued that they could do so by hiding behind their trade association, the Corn Refiners Association (CRA). Attorneys for Western Sugar Cooperative and other...

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...

2012-05-31 10:24:36

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Obesity Society supports the efforts of Mayor Bloomberg to ban the sale of sugar-sweetened beverages larger than 16 ounces. This is a measure that will help efforts to reduce consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, which research shows are a major contributor to increased calorie intake by both children and adults, thus potentially contributing to the nation's obesity epidemic. (Logo:...

2012-05-24 06:28:06

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent weeks, there has been a rash of inaccurate reports about all-natural sugar. These reports have continually misrepresented the facts surrounding several scientific studies, overlooked biological differences between all-natural sugar and man-made sweeteners and ignored government data. Rather than educating consumers, they have only contributed to greater confusion about sugar and its role as part of a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle. This...

2012-05-02 13:18:13

The latest episode in the American Chemical Society´s (ACS´) award-winning Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions podcast series focuses on adaptation of the ubiquitous personal glucose monitor, typically used to test blood sugar levels, for possible home use in testing for viruses and bacteria in human body fluids, food and other substances. Based on research by Yi Lu, Ph.D., and colleagues and reported in ACS´ journal Analytical Chemistry, the new podcast is available...