7 Facts about High Fructose Corn Syrup That You Need to Know ...

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When it comes to healthy eating, there are facts about high fructose corn syrup that you need to know.

High fructose corn syrup is another form of sugar that is added to nearly all processed foods, like soda and fruit-flavored drinks, because it is cheap and sweet, driving you to buy more!

While we don't know everything just yet about HFCS, we do know that as our consumption of it in the US has increased (1000%!), so have our obesity rates (64% of our nation is overweight or obese).

Whether it is the high fructose consumption or sugar consumption in general, education is the only thing that will lead to change.

In hopes to clear things up just a bit, here are 7 facts about high fructose corn syrup that you need to know.

1. Sugar is Equally as Detrimental

One of the first facts about high fructose corn syrup that you need to know is that just as you may have heard that high fructose is damaging to your health, so is sugar.

Sugar is sugar is sugar… and high fructose corn syrup is sugar.

Regardless of what you may hear or read, both sugar and high fructose corn syrup can wreak havoc on your health.

Many people tell me that they avoid high fructose corn syrup like the plague, yet they down candy bars, cakes and pastries made out of sugar.

One is no better than the other;

both are highly processed and leave your body craving more, usually resulting in unintentional weight gain down the road.2

It is GMO
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