Tuesday, September 8, 2009

High Fructose Corn Syrup

Scientists know that high fructose corn syrup makes it impossible for persons with diabetes to satisfactorily control their blood sugar. Diabetes leads to blindness, heart attacks, amputations, strokes and many other preventable problems, as well as early death.

What is high-fructose corn syrup? It is not the same thing as the natural, healthy fructose in honey and fruit. "High-fructose corn syrup" is a highly refined, artificial product. It is created through a complicated chemical process that transforms cornstarch into a thick, clear liquid. White sugar and "high-fructose corn syrup" are not the same. "High-fructose corn syrup" is worse than sugar.

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