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Is High-Fructose Corn Syrup Hazardous to Your Health?

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  • This video did not come close to telling the truth about how dangerous high fructose corn syrup is. That it is GMO. That is should be avoided like the plague. It is as if people are afraid to tell the truth. - 4/16/2014 7:18:30 PM
  • Interesting video. I have studied the Monsanto factor extensively. The poisoning of our food supply. Bad news is an understatement. - 11/30/2013 7:51:09 PM
  • One of the big problems with HFCS is that it is being used in soooo many products now, it is cheap, AND it is easily broken down by our bodies. It is NOT the fact that it is corn or that it is sugar. It is that it a simple sugar. THAT is what causes the problem for our bodies. What makes it such a great sweetener commercially (mixes in easily, low cost, very sweet for a low volume) those are the same reasons it is so bad for us.
    Pay attention in school - Chemistry namely - and you'll learn this stuff. - 11/17/2013 7:57:13 PM
  • Sugar is Sugar is Sugar; don't like it? Then reduce it in YOUR diet!
    Listen for an interesting take:
    http://www.evil - 11/14/2013 3:04:19 PM
  • Another look at HFCS. I found this one fascinating.
    - 11/3/2013 7:12:40 PM
  • I guess it's not as bad as we previously thought, but it's still not good because too much sugar is bad for our diet. However, my sweet tooth has to be satisphied every now and then LOL. - 11/2/2013 12:35:53 PM
  • I'm a healthy skeptic too! - 10/27/2013 4:11:39 PM
  • I wonder if there's a connection from the inconclusive studies and companys that produce fructose. - 9/11/2013 12:30:26 AM
  • Not to mention that it's from corn, can we say Corn the biggest Monsanto GMO crop. True sugar is sugar is sugar. However, Corn sugar is just bad news! - 9/1/2013 8:04:10 PM
  • Everything I could have said has already been said, plus more! Glad you guys are smart enough to consider the source and to do outside research before swallowing anything whole.

    Most of all, CONSIDER THE SOURCE. We can expect only more of this now that government protections are being cut back and industry insiders will ever more be writing the scripts and doing the policing. - 8/22/2013 2:09:31 PM
  • For some actual studies not funded by the high fructose corn syrup industry check this out. http://www.uctv.t
    %2Dobesity/ Also, that claim about "it is exactly the same *just in different proportions*...??
    " Well yes.... this can apply to pretty much any food if you look at the end breakdown after digestion, but high fructose corn syrup is broken down mainly in the liver, just like alcohol. Everyone knows what happens to people who use alcohol to excess. This substance is actually more like alcohol than it is like sugar! Give it up corn industry. - 8/11/2013 8:10:19 AM
  • Any day is a good day when you learn something new!! Thank you so much for sharing this.
    Ginny - 8/9/2013 8:34:13 AM
  • Brought to you by the American corn industry!

    Not really...but good job with your "unbiased" reporting there, champ. Excellent work pointing out the arguments about GMO corn...Oh! Wait! You didn't even mention it! Well, at least you talked about the data showing how the obesity epidemic really took off here in the States when high fructose corn syrup became ubiquitous. Darn it! You forgot to do that too? I bet you didn't even think to talk about the dangers of monoculture within our food supply...and how our dependence on corn could lead to a food supply crisis in the future, huh?

    Oh well. I guess all those years of studying at a university paid off. Enjoy your career as a company shill. - 8/1/2013 1:36:12 PM
  • It is amazing that each study contradicts each other. - 7/31/2013 8:34:27 AM
  • I have seen adds before that make it out to be an almost better alternative to sugar. I feel they are probably just the same. We know too much sugar is hazardous to our health . So thats makes this the also hazardous. My question would be is how hazardous is artificial sweeteners really? If you have something that tastes sweet, how does your body really know if it is sugar or sweetener? - 7/27/2013 3:19:02 PM