I Don't Eat High Fructose Corn Syrup

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    You can't even drink Low Calorie Gatorade w/o consuming the damn stuff! It's very frustrating.
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    7 Responses Feb 21, 2008

    Not In My Diet And It Geting Easyer

    I quit all HFCS and transfats about the same time four year ago and have been healther felt better and had more energy and my blood presure down. one thing is it is becoming easyer as more and more people learn the truth out of the very bad unnatural swetener and telling...
    magnusfl magnusfl
    46-50, M
    1 Response Nov 12, 2009

    Corn Syrup Is the Devil!

    I am actually allergic to corn. My whole life I have had to avoid any food with corn in it, including high fructose corn syrup.  I noticed it was in almost every food on the self at the grocery store, so I decided to do an essay on what it is for one of my college writing...
    Sidereus Sidereus
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 30, 2008

    Well, Easier Said Than Done

    I vowed not to eat anything made with HFCS, but I have, on several occasions, gone back on my promise. Yes, as that horrid ad says, it IS made from corn. That doesn't make it corn. Those creamers you put in your coffee are made from petroleum, but they're not petroleum. Yes, it...
    guavachick guavachick
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 2, 2013

    Thankyou Mother

    haha, my mom is recently become obsessed with the High Fructose Corn Syrup epidemic and has stopped buying anything with any of those words in the ingrediants... and boy, let me tell ya, that sure does narrow things down alot. its pretty sick how it is in everything. why the...
    asdfok asdfok
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Aug 15, 2008

    No Hfcs

    I started paying attention to what was in my family's food about a year and a half ago. My step-son's school started saying that he has ADHD and we can only fix this by medicating him.  I don't believe in medication for this and started researching potential helpful items...
    gjkat gjkat
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 23, 2010

    High Fructose Corn Syrup

    Came upon this article and thought this was a forum to share. High-Fructose Corn Syrup: Just Another Sugar? As sweeteners go, high fructose corn syrup is perfect for food manufacturers. But research is showing that, eaten in large quantities, HFCS may not be so good for you...
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    Jul 17, 2013

    New Commercials

     I was just watching TV tonight and saw a commercial put on by the producers of Corn Syrup trying to make it sound like its good for you.  Here is a link to the youtube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEbRxTOyGf0 It's like they have to try to now convince...
    mskier01 mskier01
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 22, 2008

    Is High-fructose Corn Syrup Really Worse Than Sugar?

    By Annie Hauser, Senior Editor Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain bars — those tasty fruit-filled snacks available at every supermarket — seem like a smart choice. But little do most consumers realize that their real-fruit goodness also comes with a one-two punch of high-fructose corn...
    jml2000 jml2000
    61-65, M
    1 Response Oct 29, 2013

    If You Look

    On the label, see High Fructose Syrup consider something else.... for health reasons (Diabetes) I try my very best to stay away from Products that have High Fructose Corn Syrup in them.
    CreativeClassy CreativeClassy
    46-50, F
    1 Response Mar 10, 2013

    Fructose Is Not Sucrose

    Corn industry ads would have us believe that fructose corn syrup is identical to cane sugar acquired sucrose. Sucrose is a 50:50 combination of fructose and glucose. High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is 55% free fructose and 45% free glucose. Free meaning not chemically bound as...
    freeed freeed
    66-70, M
    3 Responses May 21, 2011
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