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A new study comes down hard on honey

September 17, 2015 by

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Turns out that whole thing about honey being a “nectar of the gods” might be false advertising. In this month’s Journal of Nutrition, a team of nutritionists report that they came upon a surprising discovery while studying different sweeteners to see just how much worse high-fructose corn syrup is, diabetes- and obesity-wise. They found there […]

Chik-fil-A Removing Artificial Dye, High Fructose Corn Syrup

December 4, 2013 by

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Chick-fil-A says it’s removing high-fructose corn syrup from its white buns and artificial dyes from its sauces and dressings as part of a push to improve its ingredients, according to an article in the Huffington Post. The fast-food chicken chain says the reformulated buns are being tested in about 200 Georgia locations, while the sauces […]

FDA rejects bid to name “Corn Sugar” as name for High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS)

May 31, 2012 by

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Good. I have been an advocate for products that don’t contain HFCS for about two years. Having the name “Corn Sugar” in place of “High Fructose Corn Syrup” would confuse me. Thank goodness for FDA regulations. The letter in part states that, ” “FDA’s regulatory approach for the nomenclature of sugar and syrups is that sugar is a […]

High-Fructose Corn Syrup May Be Worse for You Than Sugar, Study Finds

February 5, 2012 by

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By Brierley Wright, M.S., R.D., Nutrition Editor, EatingWell Magazine The debate over whether high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is really worse for you than sugar is always popular and heated. Full disclosure: based on the available research, I usually land on the side that says there really is no difference. A sugar is a sugar is […]