Is High-Fructose Corn Syrup Hazardous to Your Health?

Should you avoid this common sweetener, which lurks in everything from juice to bread? Get the facts on HFCS.

Member Comments

I will avoid it from now on--It means reading labels
How old is this video? It should be dated so we know if these are as outdated as most of the articles on SP. Also, he only touches on fructose as that's what he mentions as one of the ingredients and nothing surrounding the controversy of high-fructose corn syrup such as risk of fatty liver disease and its unique contributions to obesity. https://www.healt
This does not touch the idea of Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver. I heard that HFCS contributes to Fatty Liver and might even cause it. Fatty Liver is now common. The other question I have is What are this person's qualifications and who paid for the studies. The corn industry want to tell us it is okay to add this junk to our food but hey, something is making us obese and sicker in America, quite possibly it is our food and the junk they put in it.
Thank you
There are too many products that has some type of sugar that don't need it! Salt is just as bad. I wish the manufacturers would give us back our sugar bowl and salt shaker that they robbed. Let us control our own sugar and salt.
Great info! Thanks!
Diabetics find corn syrup to be one of those things that lead the way to craving.
I'm reading about the perils of Sugar, and I cannot believe how closely High Fructose Corn syrup is correlated with Diabeties. I will avoid it from now on, and keep it away from my grand daughter.
So many commercially offered pre-packaged foods are now so over sweetened (with whatever ingredients they are using - and there can often be several sweeteners on the label), that I find them unappetizing. I want to be able to actually taste the ingredients! When cooking I have changed a number of my recipes over time reducing sweeteners to make them taste better to me.
I'm a non-dependent diabetic, I have to use sweetener in my cereal, ice tea and that's about all I use it for. I have a recipe for blueberry muffins I'm going to make, I may or may
not use sugar, is which it calls for. Have a Blessed Day on the Lord's Day!
I a, allergic to corn products and 98 percent of pre package food had corn in it
High Fructose Corn syrup is NOT the same as sugar…I encourage you to read this article to see how it biochemically affects you. Its no coincidence the American obesity epidemic began when this government subsidized product became available to food manufacturers.

Just saw "That Sugar Film." Very enlightening on how our body handles sweeteners. I recommend it to everyone.
Hello...Koshie 1...SUCROSE is composed of Fructose and Glucose! Check it out!
hello-o! Sugar is composed of sucrose and glucose, NOT fructose and glucose!

You'll find fructose in FRUIT. And it is possible to eat too much fruit too.