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While the corn industry and agribusinesses would have you think, according to their recent commercials that high fructose corn syrup is the same as cane sugar, numerous research studies indicate otherwise. Glucose and fructose are both sugar molecules used by the human body to power many of its cellular processes. But several studies, have linked […]


As a child, I loved candy and sweets. I’m very lucky I didn’t have more than a few cavities. I still do, but for many years, I have significantly limited my consumption of sugar and eliminated sweetened beverages in exchange for water. Do you drink sodas, soda pops, or as we call them in the Midwest US pops? Do you drink more than one a day? Or do you eat a lot of processed foods?


A recent study conducted at the University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center found that fructose, a sugar used in a large number of processed foods including candy and soft drinks is linked to a higher incidence of high blood pressure (hypertension). The findings indicate that decreasing intake of beverages and food containing fructose sugar […]