Beyond suppressing our metabolism’s cue to stop eating, corn syrup may also affect mood and behavior
TIMEMarch 7, 2022

If you’re like most people, you’re aware of the prevalence of high fructosecorn syrup (HFCS) in the food supply and the ongoing concerns about its health effects, such as its contribution to obesity.

Since 1980, soft drink producers have favored HFCS over real sugar from cane or beets as a sweetener (although “Mexican Coke” made with cane sugar is still available in some stores, labeled “Refresco” and “Hecho en México”). Food processors have followed suit, and today, HFCS is found in thousands of products, including fast-food offerings, bread and baked goods, tomato-based sauces, breakfast cereal, fruit drinks, salad dressings, yogurt, canned soups, candy, and even medications. Read More:

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