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What's the health difference between cane sugar and high fructose corn syrup?
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Dr. Matt Malkin
Anesthesiology
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In brief: Jury's out
Cane sugar is sucrose, which is made of glucose and fructose.
Corn syrup is mainly fructose. The big problem is probably not from the molecule itself but from how it's added to everything because it is cheap. Processed food has so much added sweetener to make up for lack of flavor that we're addicted to it.

In brief: Jury's out
Cane sugar is sucrose, which is made of glucose and fructose.
Corn syrup is mainly fructose. The big problem is probably not from the molecule itself but from how it's added to everything because it is cheap. Processed food has so much added sweetener to make up for lack of flavor that we're addicted to it.
Dr. Matt Malkin
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In brief: Almost same
Cane sugar or sucrose, is table sugar has 50% glucose 50% fructose.
High fructose corn syrup hfcs fructose content varies hfcs 55 has 55% fructose, rest glucose and other sugars hfcs40 has 40 % fructose rest glucose and other sugars, lesser fructose content. Hfcs is not naturally found, created sugar form corn by a series of enazyes from yeast, another topic bad effects of fructose.

In brief: Almost same
Cane sugar or sucrose, is table sugar has 50% glucose 50% fructose.
High fructose corn syrup hfcs fructose content varies hfcs 55 has 55% fructose, rest glucose and other sugars hfcs40 has 40 % fructose rest glucose and other sugars, lesser fructose content. Hfcs is not naturally found, created sugar form corn by a series of enazyes from yeast, another topic bad effects of fructose.
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