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  • Corn Sugar or High Fructose Corn Syrup – A Name Change Doesn’t Make it Good for You

    May 30, 2011

    High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is getting such a bad reputation as an unhealthy food product that the Corn Refiners Association (CRA) want to change the name to “corn sugar.” This US subsidiary product can be found in just about everything, especially processed junk foods and beverages such as soda and sports drinks. Breads, cereals, “nutrition” bars, deli meats, yogurt, soups and condiments often contain HFCS too. They say the name change is for the public’s benefit and feel they are helping us all understand what exactly is in their food and where it comes from. They even launched a website www.sweetsurprise.com to help that “uninformed” consumer become more “informed.” Well, aren’t we so lucky to have them looking out for our best interests. Of course, they’re only going to discuss basic principles in hopes that you’ll still give their nutritional-devoid, highly refined food product a second chance. Let’s look at a few “Realities” as they call them from their site where they try to dispel those nasty myths about HFCS as if they’re comparing real unicorns to horses. (more…)