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SNL Takes On High Fructose Corn Syrup

High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) has an image problem. As this Saturday Night Live parody demonstrates, the HFCS industry has launched a series of commercials over the past year to clarify misconceptions and “state the facts about corn sugar.” That’s right, it’s no longer “high fructose corn syrup,” but “corn sugar”—an almost identical, warm-and-fuzzy twin that will subtly convince you that “sugar” and “corn sugar” are interchangeable ingredients. Wrong.

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Mar. 13 2011 | Comments Off on SNL Takes On High Fructose Corn Syrup

Artificial Sweeteners Not So Sweet

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Bad news for dieters: Artificial sweeteners like saccharin (Sweet’n Low) and sucralose (Splenda) actually make you gain weight…

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Dec. 22 2009 | Comments Off on Artificial Sweeteners Not So Sweet
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