Tag: high fructose corn syrup
Dr. Mercola – Would you stop eating sugar if you knew it was the leading cause of cancer worldwide?
Anna Hunt – Food makers are now calling it “fructose syrup” or plainly “fructose”.
Infographic – Health researchers have implicated HFCS with a variety of health problems. See their claims and the response of the Corn Refiners Association.
Infographic – Consumption of high-fructose corn syrup in the US has grown to 60 pounds per person per year, and the impact this has had on obesity rates.
April McCarthy – Unless you’re living on a farm in the middle of nowhere, chances are you consume at least some packaged foods.
Dr. Mercola Waking Times There is no shortage of research linking excessive sugar consumption with obesity, and the intake of sugar-sweetened beverages appears to have a particularly strong link. It was five years ago when UCLA researchers found that adults who drank at least one sugar-sweetened beverage a day are 27 percent more likely to […]
Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease Waking Times Energy Drinks have been found to cause irreversible damage to tooth enamel and detrimentally affect the contraction of the heart. According to an ongoing study reported at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), the popular drinks consumed by millions not only increase contractility of the heart, but they may […]
Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times We all know that hot dogs are not the healthiest food, but many people will consume them regardless. What’s the harm in consuming a few frankfurters here and there at BBQs, sporting events and gatherings right? Everything in moderation right? Unsuspecting consumers have no idea what really constitutes a […]
Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease Waking Times The obesity crisis in the U.S. has always been viewed as somewhat of a puzzle. How did Americans get so large if other developed nations are consuming so many of the same foods. Experts have debated physical activity and other lifestyle choices for years as possible culprits. However, if […]
April McCarthy, Prevent Disease Waking Times Results presented at the 2013 Canadian Neuroscience Meeting shows that high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) can cause behavioural reactions similar to those produced by drugs of abuse such as cocaine These results, presented by addiction expert Francesco Leri, Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Applied Cognitive Science at the University of […]
Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times Is it really that hard for most people to believe that we are being assaulted on a daily basis by chemical terrorism? Genetically modified foods, artificial flavours, colors, preservatives, emulsifiers, and sweeteners all made with toxic chemicals, all of which are proven toxic to human health. We are being […]
Raluca Schachter, Guest Writer Waking Times How important is it what you put in your mouth, after all? How much man made, toxic lab food can one ingest before negative symptoms show up? How much more sickness does this society have to endure before we finally stay united and demand more from our food system, through […]
Ian Wrightman, Staff Writer Waking Times High-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is a highly-processed chemical sweetener used in many processed foods, including breads, cookies, candy, condiments, and soft drinks. HFCS extends the shelf life of products, and it is often cheaper than sugar, which are the main reasons why manufacturers like it. There has been much research […]
Anna Hunt, Contributing Writer Waking Times A recent study published in the journal Clinical Epigenetics reveals that high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), which is a highly-processed chemical sweetener used in many processed foods and beverages, has been identified as a major factor in the rise of autism in the United States. The rise of autism spectrum disorders […]
Anthony Gucciardi Waking Times High-fructose corn syrup is the primary source of calories in the United States. In addition to containing mercury, a known carcinogen, cancer cells actually feed on high-fructose corn syrup after it is metabolized by the liver. A recent study, published in the Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Targets, examined the link between refined sugar […]