Do condescending "food experts" make you feel like a war criminal for eating a so-called "unhealthy snack?" If so, there's a pretty good chance they're pontificating about something like a Twinkie. Or maybe a Pop-Tart. Is a Pop-Tart a food? A lab creation? Or a death sentence? All the yummy answers are here!
High-Fructose Corn Syrup
In the insane universe of dietary fads and fears, at any given time there's always a food that is "super" and another that is a "killer." With rare exceptions, both descriptions are wrong. One of the perennial "bad guys" is high fructose corn syrup. Nutritionist Angela Dowden explains why the reputation of HFCS is not deserved.
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