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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 ...

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...

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...

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...

Traces of Corn Found in Almost All Fast Food

Only 12 servings out of hundreds had nutrients that didn't contain it, researchers say THURSDAY, Nov. 13 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that many fast-food meals begin with a single ingredient: corn. Researchers uncovered signs of corn in food items from Wendy's, McDonald...

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 ...

Arkion(R) Life Sciences Receives Crisis Exemption to US EPA Section 18 Approval in Mississippi and Tennessee to Market Avitec Corn Seed Treatment

NEW CASTLE, Del., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Arkion(R) Life Sciences LLC has been notified by the Mississippi and Tennessee Departments of Agriculture of approval of an Emergency Crisis Exemption to a Section 18 label for Avitec. Avitec protects corn seed from damage by blackbirds, grackles, cro...

Experimental anti-cancer drug made from corn lillies kills brain tumor stem cells

A drug that shuts down a critical cell-signaling pathway in the most common and aggressive type of adult brain cancer successfully kills cancer stem cells thought to fuel tumor growth and help cancers evade drug and radiation therapy, a Johns Hopkins study shows. In a series of laboratory and a...

BeeCeuticals Organics Introduces First Dual Certified Body Care Product and Eco-Friendly Packaging Made from Corn

Bee-yond Body Balm Both USDA Organic & Fair Trade Certified(TM) FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- BeeCeuticals Organics, a company dedicated to providing body care products that enhance the health and well-being of their customers, community and the planet has launched an inn...

GMO Corn Causes Liver, Kidney Problems in Rats: Study

Environmental group Greenpeace launched a fresh attack on genetically modified maize developed by U.S. biotech giant Monsanto, saying on Tuesday that rats// fed on one version developed liver and kidney problems. Greenpeace said a study it had commissioned that was published in the journal Ar...

Fungal toxins infected corn the reason for congenital defects

Fungal toxins in corn may be the reason for neural tube defects outbreak in the Rio Grande Valley during the early 1990's. The study published in the on line journal Environmental Health Perspectives suggests that corn and its products //that have been infected by fungal toxins might give ri...

New heart-healthy corn due in stores by 2007

A new breed of corn that mixes the conventional seed with a bright-blooming relative offers the promise of helping prevent clogged arteries and reducing harmful cholesterol.// Corn oil and other food products with this heart-healthy strain as an ingredient could appear on supermarket shelves in ...

Sweet corn releases antioxidants on cooking

Effect of antioxidants have always been beneficial to our body. When sweet corn is heated, its antioxidant content is released from the grain, and thereby making it a very healthy addition to one's diet.// There has always been a common misconception that boiling or steaming vegetables and fruits l...

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

...umption 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 dia...

Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating Opens Arizona Franchise

...usy professionals. 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 p...

Arizona researchers to sequence West African rice strain

...to." Wing, Rounsley, and the other I-OMAP researchers' work could ultimately also be applied to improving other domesticated grasses such as wheat, corn and sorghum. "Rice is often used as a model for understanding how plants adapt to different environments," Rounsley said, because the rice genome i...

Bear Naked Introduces All Natural Granola Bars

...nature and minimally processed, they do not contain any preservatives, artificial flavors, trans fats, cholesterol, hydrogenated oils or high fructose corn syrup. Each convenient, single-serve bar offers positive nutrition. Chocolaty Cherry combines rich chocolate with cherries, pecans and almonds f...

This Summer, EyeCare America and Celebrity Chefs Want You to Feast Your Eyes on Eye Healthy Foods

...itamin C, including oranges, grapefruit, strawberries, papaya, green peppers and tomatoes. Vitamin E can be found in vegetable oils (safflower and corn oil), almonds, pecans, wheat germ and sunflower seeds. For beta-carotene, try deep orange or yellow fruits and vegetables such as cantaloupe, mang...

Recent News Reports of Sweetener Reformulations Raise Questions About Motivations

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

Your arteries on Wonder bread

... Doctors have known for decades that foods like white bread and corn flakes aren't good for cardiac health. In a landmark study, new research from Tel Aviv University now shows exactly how these high carb foods increase...

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

...r children. Table sugar, honey, and high fructose corn syrup contain the same calories per gram, and are ...kie cutters, offer a variety of toppings for sweet corn on the cob and baked potatoes and include kids in ... by eating a variety of foods yourself." The corn Refiners Association (CRA) is the national trade a...

K-State Veterinarian Says Although Exotic Pets Can Be Great Companions, There Are Health Factors That Can Affect Both the Animal and Humans

...s, guinea pigs, reptiles and birds. He recommended several of these animals as good pets, including cockatiels, guinea pigs, rabbits, bearded dragons, corn snakes, blue-tongued skinks, some species of tarantulas, freshwater tropical fish and some tortoises. Owning an exotic pet is different from owni...

Z Trim Holdings Abstract Selected as 'Best of the Best' by Institute of Food Technologists

...ket, and R&D knowledge. Z Trim(R) and Z Trim blends are functional food ingredients emulsifiers and stabilizers made from the hulls of either corn OR oat. Z Trim is versatile and can serve as a fat replacement, thickening agent or emulsifier with texturization, binding, shaping, suspension, water...

Bear Naked Launches Its First Ready-to-Eat Cereal

...ith a blend of delicious ingredients with no artificial preservatives, artificial flavors, trans fats, cholesterol, hydrogenated oils or high fructose corn syrup. The cereals are packaged in Bear Naked's signature bags--re-sealable for lasting freshness, and see-through to the high-quality ingredients th...

Wake Up & Smell the Coffee

... Starbucks' Plan to Remove High Fructose corn Syrup from Baked Goods Not Such A Grande Idea ... News that Starbucks plans to remove high fructose corn syrup from its baked goods later this month as par...ar is 'healthier' than one made with high fructose corn syrup," said Audrae Erickson, president of the...

HealthWarehouse.com, Inc. Announces Completion of Business Combination With Clacendix, Inc.

...th no restocking fees, consumers have responded by making HealthWarehouse.com one of the fastest growing online pharmacies. Clacendix CEO, Norman corn said, "We are truly excited, having searched for a suitable business combination candidate for over a year. HealthWarehouse.com is growing at an incre...

Folic Acid Reduces Infant Heart Defects

...eart defects. In the United States, the Food and Drug Administration in 1996 required that folic acid be added to enriched breads, cereals, flours, corn meals, pastas, rice and other grain products. By 2004, the number of infants born with spina bifida or anencephaly had dropped 26 percent, according t...

50 Million Americans Can Have Their Pie & Eat It Too!

... 19 g Protein: 2 g Strawberry Silken Pie 1 pkg Nasoya(R) Silken Creations Strawberry 2 tbsp corn starch 1 prepared 9-inch graham cracker pie crust 1-1/2 c strawberries, halved 1/4 c strawberry jelly 2 tbsp water Preparatio...

Boost Natural Killer Cells to Prevent Swine Flu

... sugar. Many herbal teas and energy drinks are sweetened with high 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, thr...

Do Fad Diets Really Work?

... we eat and how much. Avoid high fructose corn syrup to lose weight faster. Recent scientific r...firm there is no unique link between high fructose corn syrup and obesity. In fact, high fructose corn syrup is nutritionally the same as sugar, metaboli...

Abbott Annual Meeting Highlights Outstanding 2008 Results, Continued Strong Outlook

...m . Roy S. Roberts, managing director, Reliant Equity Investors. Samuel C. Scott III, chairman, president and chief executive officer, corn Products International, Inc. William D. Smithburg, retired chairman, president and chief executive officer, The Quaker Oats Company. G...

Squeezing Calories? New Study Finds That Low-Fat Popcorn Before Lunch Does Not Increase Total Calorie Intake

... For more information on Orville Redenbacher's SmartPop! popcorn, consumers can visit www.orville.com . Orville Redenbacher's Gourmet Popping corn is a brand of ConAgra Brands, Inc. About ConAgra Foods ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG ) is one of North America's leading food companies,...

Astellas Launches Vaprisol(R) (Conivaptan Hydrochloride Injection) Premixed in 5% Dextrose for the Treatment of Hyponatremia

...ontaining dextrose may be contraindicated in patients with known allergy to corn or corn products. Serum sodium, volume, and neurological status must be monitored f...

APS applauds Senate passage of FY09 omnibus bill

...ience high on Congress' priority list." APS applauds the leadership of Congress and President Obama on the importance of funding science, the seed corn of new discoveries, job growth and economic prosperity for the nation. As policymakers seek solutions to the nation's many challenges, funding in the...

Gene Explains How High-Fructose Diets Lead to Insulin Resistance

... corn syrup more easily metabolizes to fat in liver, whi...caused by consuming large amounts of high-fructose corn syrup, a sweetener found in most sodas and many pr...emarkable increase in consumption of high-fructose corn syrup," Gerald Shulman, of the Yale School of Medi...

Dr. Praeger's Sensible Foods Launches Four New Frozen Food Products

... Tex Mex Veggie Pockets With the Tex Mex Veggie Burger as its base, these pockets are coated with a corn and wheat crust. Each pocket comes individually wrapped. Falafel Flats The first falafel ...

School Lunches Too Fatty and Sugary, Critics Say

... "As a result, he says, meals served to students are low in vegetables and disproportionately high in fat, additives, preservatives and high-fructose corn syrup," the Times report said. The School Nutrition Dietary Assessment included information from 398 public schools in 130 districts across the U...

Consumer Reports Health News

...ng to a 2007 poll by Consumer Reports. Case in point: Snapple Tea carries the label "All Natural," when in fact the bottled tea contains high-fructose corn syrup, a highly processed form of sugar. Part of the confusion results from the fact that the Food and Drug Administration does not officially define...

Open Your Eyes to Healthy Eating Habits

...egetables, including oranges, grapefruit, strawberries, papaya, green peppers and tomatoes Vitamin E: Vegetable oils, such as safflower or corn oil, almonds, pecans, sweet potatoes, and sunflower seeds Zinc: Extra-lean red meat, poultry, liver, shellfish, milk, baked beans, and who...
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