Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Confused about sweeteners?

HFCS is not found in nature, it has to be made in the lab. There are 40 grams of HFCS per can of soda pop (or about 10.5 tsp of sugar) the total daily amount recommended for ALL caloric sweeteners.

Fructose is a man made sugar, but labeled in a way to make you believe it comes from fruit.

Refined fructose lacks amino acids, vitamins, minerals, pectin and fibre. As a result, the body does not recognize it. It is processed in the liver to make triglycerides in the blood stream or stored as fat.

Read the Entire Article at bclocalnews.com

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