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Corn Syrup Could Contribute To Weight Gain

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Psychology professor Bart Hoebel's research group found that rats with access to high fructose corn syrup experienced a greater increase in body weight, body fat and triglyceride levels than those with access to sucrose or table sugar. Though some bloggers have pounced on the research to blame Americans' bulging beltlines on corn in the week since the research was published online in the journal Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, members of the research group cautioned that the results are preliminary and do not necessarily carry over to humans.

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