Is there something unique about high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) that could lead to weight gain or health problems? Does your body really know the difference between corn syrup, sugar and other sweeteners? That may depend on who you ask. Some people t... Read more
If you’ve wandered into a natural food store lately, you might have noticed that the selection of sweeteners seems to have multiplied. Powders, syrups, and liquids with exotic-sounding names catch your eye, each claiming to be tastier, healthie... Read more
That white, powdery substance just makes you feel good. You can't get it off your mind, and you keep coming back for more. The more you have it, the more you want it! But even when you try to stay away from it, it finds ways to sneak into your li... Read more
Though food is supposed to be one of life's simple pleasures, few things cause more angst and confusion. It's no wonder why. We're constantly being told which foods we should eat to be healthy, which diets we should follow to be skinny, w... Read more
When it comes to dieting, there are more myths and old wives' tales than there are verifiable facts. Here we collect all our best resources for debunking top diet myths so you can stop falling for fads and learn how to use a healthy eating plan t... Read more
Eating healthy foods and working out is the best way to lose weight. Don't focus too much on the fads- the low/no anything diets. Just eat your veggies, drink water, watch your food! And move!... Read more
Starting week 4 without junk food. I'm finally feeling freedom from the addiction. Now, I'm continuing my challenge (8 weeks left), and starting to count my calories. I'm so close to being in the 100's. I'm not going to give up now!... Read more
I wanted to add Life Smart choc chip granola cereal to my Nutrition tracker but there is no previous entry I can highlight. How do I add these values to my Nutrition Tracker?
- Kelly... Read more
Counting the ingredients in the food you eat will help you avoid high fructose corn syrup and other additives that do nothing to keep you going healthy and strong. Avoiding these additives will also help you ease indigestion and other nasty things. I... Read more
The Corn Refiners Association petitioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) several years ago requesting a name change for high fructose corn syrup. According to the Association, the change was to alleviate confusion about the ingredient. Ho... Read more
"What's in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet." --ShakespeareHigh fructose corn syrup, that ubiquitous refined sweetener found in everything from jams and sodas to breads and tomato sauce, has take... Read more
Hey, You ever notice these retarted commericals talking about how high fructose corn syrup is ok for you in 'MODERATION'? lol I think this is sooo funny because what food out there on the go (that tastes good) doesn't have it in it!! I mean and what... Read more
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