Wednesday, October 6, 2010

What's in a name? High Fructose Corn Syrup vs. Corn Sugar

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via Commonwealth Conversations: Public Health by Kara Ryan on 10/4/10

Mass in Motion Posted by:
Meghan Mueller, Department of Public Health

Meghan is the State Breastfeeding Coordinator for DPH.

Controversy over consumption of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) versus sugar has been a hot topic in the news for as long as I can remember. Recently, HFCS found itself back in the spotlight when the Corn Refiners Association petitioned the FDA to change their products' name from HFCS to 'corn sugar.' Their goal is to clarify that HFCS is still sugar.

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