Wednesday, June 24, 2009
MERCURY RISING: YET ANOTHER REASON TO AVOID HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP
Even if you're not a Stephen King fan, you've got to admit that cornfields are creepy. Crop circles. Kevin Costner wandering between the rows with a baseball bat. But unless you fled an Iowa childhood, it's not the corn itself that's the problem, but what it's processed into. High fructose corn syrup has been charged with contributing to childhood obesity, diabetes, kidney and heart disease, and vilified by food guru Michael Pollan as environmentally disastrous and for being, well, not food. Now studies show that HFCS could be tainted with mercury.
Read the Entire Article at LA Weekly
Posted by First Grade at 12:44 AM