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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...

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...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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