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What Exactly are Twizzlers Made Of?

Every day in movie theaters, living rooms, and at sporting events across the nation people are chowing down on Twizzlers. But what exactly are these rubbery, almost neon red-colored snacks made of? …

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The Ingredient to Avoid if You Want a Sharp Brain

This week, researchers revealed a study damning soda for yet another reason: it interferes with brain function in young people. High-fructose corn syrup (and to a lesser extent, sucrose) was the fo…

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Beware! The 6 Most Mislabeled Foods

It is unthinkable that we allow companies to get away with blatant dishonesty on food labels. All ingredients should be listed, no matter what.  Be wary when you buy these 6 foods, and seek out their …

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The Natural Sweetener That Makes People Fat

There is a sweetener found in most packaged, prepared, and processed food that is touted as “natural” and “healthy” but is actually contributing to obesity, high blood pressure and other health issues…

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The Truth About Corn Syrup

Curious as to whether or not high fructose corn syrup is really that bad for you? Watch this for a quick tip!     Disclaimer: The views expressed above are solely those of the autho…

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‘Corn Sugar’ No More: HFCS Name to Stay

  The corn industry's effort to rebrand high fructose corn syrup as the more innocuous-sounding "corn sugar" has failed. Today, the Food and Drug Administration rejected the Corn Refiners A…

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Is Corn Syrup Killing Bees?

  It sounds like something out of a science fiction movie -- for the past 5 or so years, honeybee populations across the globe have been dying out, and scientists don't really know why. That i…

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High Fructose Corn Syrup is Dead! Long Live Corn Sugar!

Some people ask me (namely representatives from the Corn Refiners Association), why do I have such a vendetta against high fructose corn syrup? Are my claims accurate? Is my blanket dismissal even fai…

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Sweet and Lowdown: High Fructose Corn Syrup Digs In

The other day I found myself hungry and in a health food store. While this could have been an expensive predicament, as I could have gorged myself on an array of premium prepared foods, I knew this …

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High Fructose Corn Syrup: That Sweet, Sweet Bully

Quick! What is wrong with nuclear power??! How about DDT??! Or vinyl off-gassing??! Well, your inability to respond quickly, succinctly and in a rapid-fire sound bite has just destroyed your credibi…

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