“Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose,” wrote Gertrude Stein. Others often quote this as a statement of identity. Likewise, in algebra, the law of identity is the equation ‘a = a’. What is true in botanical and mathematical terms also applies to chemistry. Whether extracted from corn or honey created by bees, glucose is glucose, and fructose is fructose.
Beverages sweetened with fructose, and High Fructose Corn Syrup, have often been blamed for causing or exacerbating cardiometabolic ills. But a new randomized, controlled study presents data that doesn't support this hypothesis.
A journalist decided to tackle her favorite food concerns and check them out with experts from nearby medical centers the answers surprised her.
A new study tries to show some adverse impact on mortality from high-fructose corn syrup. But: a) It s a mouse study; b) the alleged effect was only seen in female mice; c) HFCS has been declared safe by science-based consensus, including ACSH s peer-reviewed report.
With each new day, it seems that there is another food ingredient some consumer group wants us to be scared of, but where do these fears actually come from? A group of researchers from Cornell University sought to find these answers. They conducted a survey of about 1000 mothers
Who can consumers trust for information on health and nutrition? It seems that the news media is not in the running at least that s the indication of a new study by the Center for Media and Public Affairs (CMPA) at George Mason University.