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Sep 14

Why is High Fructose Corn Syrup so bad for you?


Is high fructose good for you or bad for you? How many of you said bad?  Leads to obesity, right?  Gotta stay away from HFCS, right? That’s what ‘everyone’ says, right? Consider: The sugar we call ‘table sugar’ is sucrose: a disaccharide: a molecule of glucose and a molecule of fructose (two monosaccharides) covalently bonded …

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