high fructose syrup

High Fructose Corn Syrup…An Extremely Bad Sugar

High Fructose SugarThere are two man-made ‘so called’ foods that confuse and throw our natural appetite regulation system ‘out of whack’.

The biggest villain of them all and one that most of us have heard about is “trans-fat”. The other villain is ‘high-fructose corn syrup’ (HFCS) an extremely bad sugar.

HFCS is corn syrup that has undergone enzymatic processing to increase its fructose content. Fructose is the natural sugar found in fruit and until recently it was thought to be a healthier alternative to sucrose, known more commonly as table sugar. Don’t be fooled. Continue reading