A 45-year-old member asked:
I've heard many times that high fructose corn syrup is bad for you. why is that so?
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Ophthalmology 52 years experience
A little bit: Corn syrup is higher in fructose. Fructose tends to be converted in the body more rapidly into fat than glucose which is higher in plain sugar. Both types should be monitored by you as part of a balanced diet to limit calories if that is your goal.
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Internal Medicine 30 years experience
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