The Truth About High Fructose Corn Syrup

Is there something unique about high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) that could lead to higher risk of weight gain and obesity or adverse health problems? Does your body really know the difference between corn syrup, sugar and other sweeteners? That may depend on who you ask. Some people think it’s different and prefer to avoid it. Others say that it’s no different than other sugars, but we should be limiting our intake of all sugars anyway. That wasn’t good enough for me, so I reviewed the published, peer-reviewed scientific research on HFCS. Here’s what I found.

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