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Artificial Sweeteners: Not as Sweet as They Seem by Brian Stegall

By at January 1, 2012 | 10:20 am | 1 Comments

Artificial Sweeteners: Not as Sweet as They Seem by Brian Stegall

In today’s world with ongoing issues with obesity, heart disease, diabetes and many others due to over-indulgence in food, everyone is looking for ways to cut calories. This weight consciousness has turned many to products such as Sweet ‘N Low, Splenda, Equal and many others to become common for use in just about everything from sweetening coffee in the morning or to more...

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The Role High Fructose Corn Syrup Plays in Obesity by Hollie Strawn

By at December 23, 2011 | 12:11 pm | 0 Comment

The Role High Fructose Corn Syrup Plays in Obesity by Hollie Strawn

High Fructose Corn Syrup, or HFCS, in consumer foods has recently generated controversy concerning its role as a contributor to rising obesity rates in the United States. Two questions stand out. One asks, “Does HFCS actually cause weight gain with obesity indicators such as metabolic changes along with increased adiposity, especially as compared with sucrose?”, and more...

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