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Another Strike Against High Fructose Corn Syrup

Daily Health Tips update for June 18:

A recent study at Princeton University discovered evidence that consuming high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) leads to abnormal increases in body fat, especially abdominal fat. Rats with a diet high in HFCS gained 48% more weight than those on typical rat chow. They also exhibited characteristics of obesity.

Studies will continue to eke out the truth about HFCS, as well as sugar and artificial sweeteners. In the meantime, it seems like a no-brainer to limit as much sugar—in all forms—if you’re interested in avoiding diabetes, ab flab and obesity. An easy way to lower your intake of HFCS is to avoid fast food and limit soda.

Source: Self


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