Wednesday, May 16, 2012

H.F.C.S. & I.Q.

"Eating too much sugar can eat away at your brainpower;" well, not sugar, but rather "a common ingredient in processed foods" — High-Fructose Corn Syrup Can Make You Dumb, U.S. Scientists Warn. "The average American consumes more than 40 pounds (18 kilograms) of high-fructose corn syrup per year."

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Blogger 박태민 마태오 said...

And yet the US government subsidizes high fructose corn syrup as Libertarians Penn & Teller point out (Heads up: some foul language):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyZ5hzEWj4w

May 17, 2012 at 2:10 AM  
Blogger Pints in NYC said...

Great to see you're keeping up with the food & nutrition related posts. Very important.

We might not be able to individually change Deep Water Horizon, let alone Fukushima. But we can do something about this sort of stuff. And, I dare say, we have a moral obligation to do so.

May 17, 2012 at 11:29 PM  

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