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Doctor insights on: Corn Syrup Side Effects

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What are the negative effects of high fructose corn syrup?

What are the negative effects of high fructose corn syrup?

Too little space : Myriads.....I think the question might be better asked is there anything positive about it? Apparently, obesity in america seems to have become an epidemic once they started adding high fructose corn syrup to all these food that originaly had sugar (cane.). ...Read more

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What are the health effects of corn syrup?

What are the health effects of corn syrup?

See below: High-fructose corn syrup is a common sweetener in sodas and fruit-flavored drinks. As use of high-fructose corn syrup has increased, so have levels of obesity and related health problems.It is just like sugar. Some studies say it's even worse. There's really no help affect to corn syrup. ...Read more

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Is corn syrup cancerous?

Is corn syrup cancerous?

Corn syrup/cancer: The major use of corn syrup is in foods as a thickener, sweetener and humectant ingredient for foods to retain its freshness. Not classified as carcinogenic. ...Read more

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Is high fructose corn syrup unhealthy?

Is high fructose corn syrup unhealthy?

Obesity, pain: Humans have a limit to how much fructose the bowel can absorb at any given time. If you max out this limit, the fructose stays in the bowel and causes pain, bloating, and diarrhea. This is not dangerous, however. Just uncomfortable. The real health problem with hfcs is that because of its sugar contents, it is a major contributor to obesity and its consequences such as type ii diabetes. ...Read more

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Is high fructose corn syrup bad for me?

Yes: With no redeeming qualities. Try your best to avoid it. ...Read more

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Why is high fructose corn syrup unhealthy?

Why is high fructose corn syrup unhealthy?

Calories: In and of itself its just a kind of sugar, but foods high in fructose tend to have a lot of calories, thus may promote obesity. There is very controversial theories that suggest fructose may affect hormones involved in appetite regulation ( like leptin) and promote obesity in that fashion as well, but direct and definite proof is not yet out there at this time. ...Read more

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Is real sugar better for you than pure corn syrup?

Is real sugar better for you than pure corn syrup?

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. ...Read more

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Is it better to use sugar or corn syrup when cooking?

Is it better to use sugar or corn syrup when cooking?

No difference.: Your body processes sugar the same ways, regardless of the form in which it is consumed. So sugar, corn syrup, agave nectar, maple syrup, honey: all are just simple carbs. ...Read more

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How harmful is high fructose corn syrup for your health?

How harmful is high fructose corn syrup for your health?

Fructose?: Humans have a limit to how much fructose the bowel can absorb at any given time. If you max out this limit, the fructose stays in the bowel and causes pain, bloating, and diarrhea. This is not dangerous, however. Just uncomfortable. The real health problem with hfcs is that because of its sugar contents, it is a major contributor to obesity and its consequences such as type ii diabetes. ...Read more