Friday, April 8, 2011

High Fructose Corn Syrup Increases Abdominal Fat and Insulin Resistance

A recent ad campaign has tried to portray high fructose corn syrup as no different than white sugar. However, the claim is false.

A new study from Princeton University found that significant weight gain occurred by merely adding high fructose corn syrup to the diet. Subjects in the test group gained 48% more weight than those who were not given any high fructose corn syrup. Companies with financial ties to the industry have fought back against current scientific research with a very effective, yet deceptive, advertising campaign. Despite industry ad campaigns, research continues to show high fructose corn syrup to be a health damaging substance. Read more

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