High Fructose Corn Syrup a Natural Sugar, Totally Debunked

Excerpt: In the current study, Chi-Tang Ho, Ph.D., conducted chemical tests among 11 different carbonated soft drinks containing HFCS. He found ‘astonishingly high’ levels of reactive carbonyls in those beverages. These undesirable and highly-reactive compounds associated with “unbound” fructose and glucose molecules are believed to cause tissue damage, says Ho, a professor of food science…

New study finds neither HFCS nor table sugar increases liver fat under ‘real world’ conditions !!! STUDY designed to FAIL !!!

EEV: This study must be faulted in two area’s immediately: 1. Length of Study 10 Weeks, like Huh? 2. “Not only is it safe to consume caloric sweeteners at recommended levels, it is important for consumers to understand that high fructose corn syrup and table sugar have the same amount of calories and studies like…

High fructose corn syrup: A recipe for hypertension

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Shari Leventhal sleventhal@asn-online.org 202-558-8423 American Society of Nephrology Elevated dietary fructose linked to high blood pressure A diet high in fructose increases the risk of developing high blood pressure (hypertension), according to a paper being presented at the American Society of Nephrology’s 42nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Exposition in…

Heat forms potentially harmful substance in high-fructose corn syrup: Hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF)

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Michael Woods m_woods@acs.org 202-872-6293 American Chemical Society Researchers have established the conditions that foster formation of potentially dangerous levels of a toxic substance in the high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) often fed to honey bees. Their study, which appears in ACS’ bi-weekly Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, could also…

Increased dietary fructose (high fructose corn syrup) linked to elevated uric acid levels and lower liver energy stores

Contact: Dawn Peters sciencenewsroom@wiley.com 781-388-8408 Wiley Obese patients with type 2 diabetes who consume higher amounts of fructose display reduced levels of liver adenosine triphosphate (ATP)—a compound involved in the energy transfer between cells. The findings, published in the September issue of Hepatology, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases,…

Princeton researchers find that high-fructose corn syrup prompts considerably more weight gain: rats became obese by drinking high-fructose corn syrup, but not by drinking sucrose

Contact: Kitta MacPherson kittamac@princeton.edu 609-258-5729 Princeton  University A sweet problem IMAGE:A Princeton University research team, including (from left) undergraduate Elyse Powell, psychology professor Bart Hoebel, visiting research associate Nicole Avena and graduate student Miriam Bocarsly, has demonstrated that rats with…Click here for more information. A Princeton University research team has demonstrated that all sweeteners are…

Pancreatic cancers use high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), common in the Western diet to fuel their growth

Contact: Kim Irwin kirwin@mednet.ucla.edu310-206-2805 University of California – Los Angeles Health Sciences Pancreatic cancers use the sugar fructose, very common in the Western diet, to activate a key cellular pathway that drives cell division, helping the cancer to grow more quickly, a study by researchers at UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center has found. Although it’s…

Fizzical harm: Drinking sugary drinks doesn’t just pile on the pounds – it changes your body so it’s harder to lose weight

By Rob Waugh Drinking sugary drinks for just a month  alters body chemistry More difficult to lose weight Body grows to ‘prefer’ sugar to digesting  own fat Drinking sugared fizzy drinks for just a  month changes the body permanently so it’s more difficult to lose  weight. The soft drinks don’t just pile on the pounds …