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Experts Lay to Rest Long-Held Misconceptions About High Fructose Corn Syrup at ILSI-USDA Workshop

Corresponding Journal of Nutrition supplement urges health professionals to help reduce consumer confusion WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A supplement to be published in the June issue of the Journal of Nutrition encourages the scientific community and the general public to stop demon...

Landmark NBC News Nutrition Report: 'There Is Indeed Little Difference Between High Fructose Corn Syrup and Table Sugar'

Harvard Obesity Researcher: High fructose corn syrup 'misunderstood' WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Last night, NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams ran a report, "The sweet truth about high fructose corn syrup," by Chief Science Correspondent Robert Bazell. In the report, Mr. Bazell ...

Children's Sugar-Free, Dye-Free ZYRTEC(R) Allergy Syrup Now Available

Allergy Product in New Bubble Gum Flavor for Ages Two Years and Older FT. WASHINGTON, Pa., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- McNeil Consumer Healthcare, Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc., today announced the availability of Children's ZYRTEC(R) Allergy Bubble Gum Syrup, a new sugar-free, dye-free bubble ...

Study Finds High-Fructose Corn Syrup Contains Mercury

Half of batches tested positive, third of popular sweetened products showed traces MONDAY, Jan. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Almost half of tested samples of commercial high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) contained mercury, which was also found in nearly a third of 55 popular brand-name food and...

Topical oral syrup prevents early childhood caries

Toronto, ON, Canada Dental researchers at the University of Washington have reported a significant reduction of tooth decay in toddlers who were treated with the topical syrup xylitol, a naturally occurring non-cavity-causing sweetener. Their results were presented today during the 86th General S...

AMA Finds High Fructose Syrup Unlikely to Be More Harmful to Health Than Other Caloric Sweeteners

CHICAGO, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After studying current research, the American Medical Association (AMA) today concluded that high fructose syrup does not appear to contribute more to obesity than other caloric sweeteners, but called for further independent research to be done on th...

Pure Fructose Frequently Confused With High Fructose Corn Syrup

New studies, ongoing misunderstanding can lead to consumer confusion WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- As researchers continue to examine the role of sweeteners in the diet, it's important that people understand the differences among various ingredients used in scientific studies, according...

Sweet Surprise: Even Former Critics Dispel Long-Held Myths About High Fructose Corn Syrup

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A supplement in the December 2008 edition of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition that reviews the history and development of high fructose corn syrup finds no scientific support for the hypothesis that high fructose corn syrup is causally linked to obesity...

Perrigo Announces Approval for Rx Cetirizine Syrup

ALLEGAN, Mich., June 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO ; TASE) today announced that it has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to manufacture and market Cetirizine Hydrochloride Syrup (Rx only), 1mg/mL. The product is comparable to McNei...

Corn Refiners Association Applauds American Medical Association Decision on High Fructose Corn Syrup

WASHINGTON, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corn Refiners Association today applauded a decision by the American Medical Association (AMA) that concluded "high fructose corn syrup does not contribute to obesity more than other caloric sweeteners." The decision was issued June 17 in Chicago at the ...

Cane Sugar,corn Syrup Have Similar Effects on Hunger

Cane sugar and high fructose corn syrup have similar effects on hunger, fullness, and food consumption at lunch. this may be because sucrose (table sugar) in beverages splits into glucose and fructose molecules, such as are present in high-fructose corn syrup. The results suggest that while ...

Maple Syrup Diet to Lose Weight

The new maple syrup diet sweeping through Britain and promoted by pop star Beyonce Knowles, is believed to help followers lose a stone in 10 days.// All over the country, health shops are seeing the Madal Bal Natural Tree Syrup flying off the shelves after pop star Beyonce Knowles said she use...

Cough Syrup Ingredient Linked to Stroke

Phenylpropanolamine (PPA),is a common ingredient found in many non-prescription cough and cold medications. Use of PPA-containing cough and cold remedies increased the risk of stroke by 23 percent. Dr.Ralph I. Horwitz, from Yale University's School of Medicine, says, "Case reports have linked expos...

HIV Drugs Provide Breast-Fed Babies With Some Protection

...ission of HIV from mother to child through breast milk, a new international study has found. The researchers found that giving daily antiretroviral syrup to breast-feeding infants or putting their HIV-infected mothers on highly active antiretroviral drugs significantly lowered the child's chances of con...

Researchers find that eating high levels of fructose impairs memory in rats

...on of foods sweetened with fructose which includes both common table sugar, fruit juice concentrates, as well as the much-maligned high fructose corn syrup has been increasing steadily. High intake of fructose is associated with numerous health problems, including insulin insensitivity, type II diabetes,...

Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating Opens Arizona Franchise

...rofessionals. SSHE meals do not contain: Artificial sweeteners, food dyes, harmful additives or preservatives High fructose corn syrup Hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated oils (trans fat) Hormones or antibiotics in poultry products "Our plan provide...

New Weapon Emerges to Fight Kids' Cavities

... Xylitol syrup may protect baby teeth from decay, much like fluor... TUESDAY, July 7 (HealthDay News) -- A syrup containing the sugar substitute xylitol helps prev... In the new study, researchers tested the xylitol syrup in 94 children, 9 months to 15 months old, in the ...

Recent News Reports of Sweetener Reformulations Raise Questions About Motivations

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

Jarrow Formulas, Inc. to Unveil Children's Natural Health Products at Upcoming Natural MarketPlace 2009 Show in Las Vegas

...children's products Yum-Yum D3 liquid, Yum-Yum GOS syrup (prebiotic fiber syrup), Yum-Yum Zymes; and Brown ...children's products Yum-Yum D3 liquid, Yum-Yum GOS syrup (prebiotic fiber syrup), Yum-Yum Zymes; and Brown ...ne system. Yum-Yum GOS™ Prebiotic Fiber syrup provides special, prebiotic fibers known as galact...

Summer is Here! Top Five Tips for Making Your Child's Summer Eating Habits Healthier

... serve a useful role in making nutrient-rich foods, like yogurt and flavored milk, palatable for children. Table sugar, honey, and high fructose corn syrup contain the same calories per gram, and are nutritionally equivalent. To learn more about sweeteners, visit www.SweetSurprise.com . Remember: ...

Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals to Attend the 44th China New Drugs Trade Fair in Tianjin

...by Jiangbo since April of 2009, Laiyang Pear Cough syrup is made from Laiyang Pears and is used to relieve ...ents. The Company believes that Laiyang Pear Cough syrup tastes much better than alternative cough syrups. ...ntly estimate that our sales of Laiyang Pear Cough syrup in China will reach RMB 500 million within the nex...

Wake Up & Smell the Coffee

... Starbucks' Plan to Remove High Fructose Corn syrup from Baked Goods Not Such A Grande Idea WASHI... that Starbucks plans to remove high fructose corn syrup from its baked goods later this month as part of i... nutritional difference between high fructose corn syrup and sugar. It is the calories that count." Hi...

Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals Reports Results for the Third Quarter of its Fiscal Year 2009

... treatment tablet). In April, Jiangbo started to produce Laiyang Pear Cough syrup and New Compound Foliumisatidis Tablets. Laiyang Pear Cough syrup helps relieve coughs arising from colds and other illnesses. Market feedbac...

Boost Natural Killer Cells to Prevent Swine Flu

... fructose corn syrup, which is essentially a refined sugar. Estimates indicate twenty percent of Americans consume over 75 grams of high fructose corn syrup daily. Since different parts of the immune system work together, through chemical messenger systems, increasing neutrophil activity can enhance Natur...

JCI online early table of contents: May 1, 2009

... sweet smell of success: new understanding of the pathway affected in Maple syrup Urine Disease Yibin Wang and colleagues, at UCLA David Geffen School o...his protein (PP2Cm) exhibited similar symptoms to some forms of human Maple syrup Urine Disease (MSUD), an inherited disorder characterized by sweet-smelling...

Do Fad Diets Really Work?

...at and how much. Avoid high fructose corn syrup to lose weight faster. Recent scientific reviews...there is no unique link between high fructose corn syrup and obesity. In fact, high fructose corn syrup is nutritionally the same as sugar, metabolizes in...

NY Times Best-Selling Author Brenda Novak Gives Annual Mother's Day Gift of Hope to Diabetic Son and Others

... was a shocking experience that jump-started Brenda Novak's best-selling author career. "I caught my day-care provider drugging my children with cough syrup and Tylenol to get them to sleep while I was away," Brenda says. "It was then that I decided I needed to do something from home." However, writing ...

Genesis Pharmaceuticals Announces the Launch of Three TCM Products

...sis is a major pharmaceutical company in China producing both western and Chinese herbal-based medical drugs in time release tablet, capsule, granule, syrup and electuary (sticky syrup) form. Safe Harbor Statement Certain statements in this press release that are not historical facts are "fo...

Genesis Pharmaceuticals Affirms Operating Income Guidance, Adjusts Revenue Guidance for Fiscal 2009

...rovince. Genesis is a major pharmaceutical company in China producing both western and Chinese herbal-based medical drugs in tablet, capsule, granule, syrup and electuary form. Safe Harbor Statement Certain statements in this press release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking s...

Gene Explains How High-Fructose Diets Lead to Insulin Resistance

... Corn syrup more easily metabolizes to fat in liver, which may...istance and type 2 diabetes. High-fructose corn syrup -- a mixture of the simple sugars fructose and glu...can consumed about 60 pounds of high-fructose corn syrup a year. The study authors said their findings i...

CFO of Genesis Pharmaceuticals Gives Live Interview on Bloomberg TV Asia

...rovince. Genesis is a major pharmaceutical company in China producing both western and Chinese herbal-based medical drugs in tablet, capsule, granule, syrup and electuary form. Safe Harbor Statement Certain statements in this press release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking s...

Healthy Foods Harder to Find in Poor Neighborhoods

...getables are also a good substitute when fresh is not an option. For fruit, look for those that are packed in their own juices or water. If only heavy syrup is available, be sure to drain and rinse before eating to cut out added sugar. Look for low-sodium options in the canned vegetables aisle. If they're ...

KIND Snacks Unaffected by Peanut Butter Recall

... KIND offers a delicious, wholesome, and healthy alternative to the mash-up energy bars largely composed of emulsified fillers like high-fructose corn syrup and hydrogenated oils. Among other high praise and awards, KIND won Health Magazine's "Snack of the Year" in 2005, and KIND Plus won the "Best New P...

2 or More Sodas a Day Boost Women's Kidney Risks

...there is anything demonic about high fructose corn syrup per se," he said. "People are consuming too much sugar. The problem with high fructose corn syrup is that it contributes to over-consumption. It's c...ound that nine of 20 samples of high fructose corn syrup from three manufacturers contained detectable leve...

Women who drink lots of soda at higher risk for early kidney disease

...there is anything demonic about high fructose corn syrup per se," Shoham said. "People are consuming too much sugar. The problem with high fructose corn syrup is that it contributes to over consumption. It's c...isk of kidney disease is due to high fructose corn syrup itself, an overall excess intake of sugar, unmeasu...

Losing Weight with Chocolate on Valentine's Day

... processing to maintain the huge natural antioxidant content. 2) Low added sugar content and reliance on natural sweeteners like Agave, brown rice syrup and natural sugar cane so that people with diabetes or other sugar problems can eat them without problems. 3) In cookies and bars the same kinds o...

Genesis Pharmaceuticals Enters Into Agreement to Purchase Hongrui Pharmaceuticals, and Acquire 22 New Traditional Chinese Medicines

...nules to help ease labor pains -- Laiyang Pear series - Laiyang Pear syrup and pulps to control coughs arising from various factors -- Cold series - syrup and granules, and Radix Isatidis granules, to help reduce fevers and contro...

Caution Urged When Giving Kids Cold and Flu Meds

... loosen up and remove mucus or have the child blow their nose. -- For coughs, the child should be given a teaspoon of honey or corn syrup if over the age of 1. Have the child drink warm fluids like water, apple juice and chicken broth to help with coughing. -- Take the...

Traces of Corn Found in Almost All Fast Food

...t corn and its byproducts -- including the controversial high-fructose corn syrup -- are such an integral part of the American diet. Still, "the heavy use of...source of corn in a fast-food diet: soft drinks that use high-fructose corn syrup as a sweetener. Sass said the study provides more information about the ...

Fueling Kids for Sports

...d almonds 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds 2 tablespoons sesame seeds 1/2 cup maple syrup or honey 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1 large egg white 1 teaspoon vanil...nt and lightly toasted. Reduce oven temperature to 300 degrees F. Combine syrup or honey, butter, egg white and vanilla in large bowl. Add raisins or fruit...
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