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Recent news reports of sweetener reformulations raise questions about motivations

... brands that they will remove high fructose corn syrup from certain products are being called into ... material difference" between high fructose corn syrup and other caloric sweeteners. She added "They ... differences between high fructose corn syrup and sugar, when in fact they are nutritionally ...

Experts lay to rest long-held misconceptions about high fructose corn syrup at ILSI-USDA workshop

... public to stop demonizing high fructose corn syrup as the culprit of obesity and to rethink the ... there is little evidence that high fructose corn syrup and sugar (or sucrose) have differing effects on ... no unique causal role for high fructose corn syrup in obesity. According to Suzanne P. Murphy, ....

Pure fructose frequently confused with high fructose corn syrup

... show that the body processes high fructose corn syrup differently than other sugars due to fructose ... Following are some facts about high fructose corn syrup and fructose: High fructose corn syrup contains approximately equal ratios of fructose ...

Too much fructose could leave dieters sugar shocked

... apple is as problematic as the high-fructose corn syrup in soda. The apple is much more nutritious and ... said. Nowadays, fructose and high-fructose corn syrup are in everything. Aside from soft drinks, ... to limit foods prepared with high fructose corn syrup and table sugar, which often contain empty ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly Press Pac

... soft drinks sweetened with high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) may contribute to the development of ... the scientists found that drinks containing the syrup had high levels of reactive compounds that have ... have suggested that high-fructose corn syrup may contribute to an increased risk of diabetes ...

Fructose sets table for weight gain without warning

... of fruit that is the problem. Table sugar and high-fructose corn syrup are about 50% fructose and these ingredients have become increasingly common in many foods and beverages. With sugar and high-fructose corn syrup being added to many foods, people now eat much more fructose than ever ...

American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- May 6, 2009

... based on differences in their sugar content. MTS ARTICLE #3 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE "Polysaccharides as a Marker for Detection of Corn Sugar syrup Addition in Honey" DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/presspac/full/10.1021/jf803384q CONTACT: Bernard ...

Purdue study suggests warmer temperatures could lead to a boom in corn pests

... and contributes almost half of the world's total production, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Within the United States, corn and corn syrup are used in common food items such as cereal and soft drinks, as well as being used as feed for livestock. Outside of the United States, struggling ...

Novel fungus helps beetles to digest hard wood

... target just those bacteria to impair the growth of Asian longhorned beetles, which have the potential to severely damage the lumber and maple syrup industry. Both Geib and Hoover, who study Asian longhorned beetles, believe they may have stumbled upon a novel evolutionary adaptation in the ...

Limiting fructose may boost weight loss, UT Southwestern researcher reports

... levels in fruit, it is also added to many processed foods. Fructose is perhaps best known for its presence in the sweetener called high-fructose corn syrup or HFCS, which is typically 55 percent fructose and 45 percent glucose, similar to the mix that can be found in fruits. It has become the preferred ...

Hebrew University develops novel approach for treating mitochondrial disorders

... mitochondrial metabolic disorder occurs. Modern medicine offers no cure for mitochondrial disorders (among which are mitochondrial myopathies, maple syrup urine disease and many others). The standard treatment is only palliative, with the aim of improving, postponing or circumventing the massive damage ...

Too much sugar turns off gene that controls the effects of sex steroids

... syrups, and low-fat food products. Estimates suggest North Americans consume 33 kg of refined sugar and an additional 20 kg of high fructose corn syrup per person per year. Glucose and fructose are metabolized in the liver. When theres too much sugar in the diet, the liver converts it to lipid. ...

Research may provide new link between soft drinks and weight gain

... of obesity. A widely used sweetener derived from corn, high-fructose corn syrup is similar to sucrose (table sugar) in its composition, about half glucose ... further studies in humans are needed to determine if high-fructose corn syrup in soft drinks is directly responsible for the current increase in human ...

U of M researchers invent 'flashy' new process to turn soy oil, glucose into hydrogen

... Anyone who's overheated vegetable oil or sweet syrup knows that neither oil nor sugar evaporates--oil smokes and turns brown, sugar turns black, and both leave a nasty film of carbon on the cookware. ...

Dragonfly's metabolic disease provides clues about human obesity

... estimated to be 500 percent over 50 years from the 1940s to the 1990s. "We looked in the literature and found that consumption of high-fructose corn syrup often is associated with gastrointestinal distress, which may be a sign that fructose affects the gut microbial flora," said Marden. Another ...

Gene therapy prevents the onset of diabetic symptoms in mice

... researchers. The sugar maple is the most economically valuable tree species in the eastern United States because of its high-priced lumber, syrup and tourist-attracting fall colors. The study, whose lead author, Stephanie Juice '04, was an undergraduate when the research was conducted, ...

Acid rain causing decline in sugar maples, say researchers

... researchers. The sugar maple is the most economically valuable tree species in the eastern United States because of its high-priced lumber, syrup and tourist-attracting fall colors. The study, whose lead author, Stephanie Juice '04, was an undergraduate when the research was conducted, ...

Even fish don't swim well when they're young!

... phase, while the latter theory states that when the larvae are very small they experience the water in a different way; it appears thicker, like syrup and harder to swim in. "Momentum can explain some of the poor swimming in larvae, but not all, and the difference in coasting ability cannot be ...

Pennsylvania researchers find liver transplants provide metabolic cure for rare genetic disease

... Liver transplants cured the metabolic symptoms of 11 patients with a rare but devastating genetic condition known as Maple syrup Urine Disease (MSUD), according to a study by researchers from Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and the Clinic for Special Children. All patients ...
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