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High Fructose Corn Syrup Vs. Pure Sugar – Is One Worse Than The Other? | The Good Human

“You know what it is they say about High Fructose Corn Syrup.”

“No, what is it they say? That it is just like sugar?”

“Well, no, that’s what the corn lobby would have you believe. What THEY say is:”

In soda, it has been found that by using HFCS instead of pure sugar it can make the soda 10 times richer in harmful carbonyl compounds. According to one study, carbonyl compounds are elevated in people with diabetes and are blamed for causing diabetic complications such as foot ulcers and eye and nerve damage. Another study concluded that foods with increased fructose “produced significantly higher fasting plasma triacylglycerol values than did the glucose diet in men” and “if plasma triacylglycerols are a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, then diets high in fructose may be undesirable”. Sounds good, right?

via High Fructose Corn Syrup Vs. Pure Sugar – Is One Worse Than The Other? | The Good Human.

You can eat or drink what you want. That’s up to you. I just think people ought to know as much as possible about what they put in their bodies so you can make an informed choice.