Tag Archives: high fructose corn syrup

Corn is Not a Vegetable

The corn industry has worked tirelessly in an effort to defeat the rep it has earned over the past few years. From commercials encouraging “moderate” consumption of fruit juices and popsicles sweetened with high fructose corn syrup to its use as a “better” alternative fuel source, the corn industry sells a whole lot of a […]

Getting to the Root of the Problem: Fructose

Sugar toxicity. Sugary drink ban. Corn sugar. Sugar, sugar, sugar. It’s on everyone’s mind as the obesity epidemic surpasses smoking as the number one healthcare cost of the nation. Experts are debating the source of the issue and what can be done to stop the plight of disease caused by the expanding waistlines of the […]

A Spoonful of Sugar: The Sweet Taste of an Untimely Death

There is a longstanding debate of the harmful effects of sugar and more evidence is surfacing to confirm reports that high sugar consumption may lead to an untimely death. Sugar’s evil replacement, high fructose corn syrup, is not the only one to blame – pointing fingers can include good old-fashioned table sugar. Dr. Robert Lustig […]