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Is high-fructose corn syrup really worse than sugar?

By Michelle Edelbaum, January 15, 2010 - 1:27pm

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Michelle asks: Do you avoid high fructose corn syrup more than sugar?

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Outside of avoiding sweeteners, especially the artificial variations, there isn't much choice except for plain old sugar. When I choose to indulge I much prefer the more natural alternative rather that stoking my body with artificially made sweeteners. Honey, yes I use it, love it, sometimes crave it, especially when I indulge in waffles, pancakes or a piece of homemade cake. Is it better than sugar, I'm not convinced. In short, I watch what I eat, treat sugar as a special treat and don't worry about it too much.

Anonymous

03/04/2010 - 5:25pm

Humans, like any other animal, have evolved drinking only water. Any beverage with added sweeteners is not natural. Koolaid and Coke don't belong in nature. My resolve is: if you can't find it in or on the ground, don't eat it!

Anonymous

01/23/2010 - 12:53pm

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