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High Fructose Corn Syrup

Top 5 Reasons NOT to Drink Soda

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Talk of a "sugar tax" on soda has people all abuzz about whether it's an American thing to financially punish people for drinking soda or not. I say g...

Surplus Side Effects: Toxic Food Systems in Japan and America

Rob Smart | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rob Smart

The big question on my mind is how man rationalizes poisoning other men with the food they grow, harvest, and hunt?

Debunking The Blue Agave Myth

Dr. Jonny Bowden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonny Bowden

Agave nectar syrup is a triumph of marketing over science.

New Coke Mini - Now With 36% Less Cancerous Death!

Mark Morford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark Morford

In an unselfish effort to help you reduce -- but not eliminate because that would be un-American and possibly communist -- your intake of our sugary poisons, we are introducing a brand-new product.

How To Live On $0 A Day: Rediscover the Childlike Joy of Halloween (Get Free Stuff)

Lesley Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lesley Stern

Halloween traditionally marks the end of the harvest season when people begin storing necessities for the long, lean months ahead. Which is exactly the way you should be looking at it now.

Does the World Need Pop-Tarts?

Hemi Weingarten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Hemi Weingarten

To this day, Pop-Tarts account for 80% of the "toaster-pastry" segment. Great, right? I beg to differ. Pop-Tarts are an unfortunate tradition that needs to be stopped. Immediately.

Life Cycle: Pop vs. Soda? Either Way It's Made with (GMO) Corn.

Simran Sethi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Simran Sethi

Life Cycle is a series of posts that looks at the environmental impacts of everyday things. Last week we talked about popcorn. Chemically flavored...

Is High Fructose Corn Syrup Safe?

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

In his excellent book, The Sugar Fix, Dr. Richard Johnson talks about the dangers of a diet high in fructose.

Meatless Mondays: 52 Opportunities for Rejuvenation

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

One of the easiest and most profound ways to improve your health is by skipping meat and thereby eating lower on the food chain every Monday.

The Food & Drug Administration: Broken, Now Break It Up!

Andrew Kimbrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Kimbrell

The FDA seems to have never heard of the precautionary principle and, in service to the interests of a few chemical companies like Monsanto, put the entire eating public at risk.

High Fructose Corn Syrup: A Sweet Surprise For America?

Tara Stiles | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tara Stiles

If you google "High Fructose Corn Syrup," the first thing that pops up is It's a sponsored link, right at the top. Go to the ...

Kellogg's Insider on Phelps: Corporation More Concerned About Chemical Delivery Than Marijuana

Don Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Don Parker

Kellogg's has revealed that the company dropped Phelps as their spokesperson for undermining its corporate mission--to keep as many Americans as possible addicted to synthetic chemicals, food dyes, and artificial sweeteners.

One More Link in the Mercury-High Fructose Corn Syrup Chain: Autism

Paula Crossfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paula Crossfield

There has been a previous association made between diet and autistic functionality -- and specifically high fructose corn syrup been singled out as a cause for worsening the disorder.

Parents! Mercury Contamination Found in High Fructose Corn Syrup

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Gavigan

A study by the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy detected mercury in nearly one-third of 55 popular brand-name food and beverage products where HFCS is the present.

Our Melamine: There's Mercury in High Fructose Corn Syrup, and the FDA Has Known for Years

Leslie Hatfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leslie Hatfield

In China, heads might roll over a scandal like this one, at least if the country received global attention for its allowing corrupt health officials' greasy palms come before, um, public health.

Is High Fructose Corn Syrup Turning Us Into Mad Hatters?

Paula Crossfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paula Crossfield

It turns out that many foods sweetened with high fructose corn syrup contain mercury. Worst of all, the FDA has known about this potential toxin and has continued serving it up since at least 2005.

Sweet Surprise

Christiana Wyly | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christiana Wyly

What are we starving for? We are addicted to corn like we are addicted to sugar like we are addicted to oil. It's the cheap oil that enables the production of the cheap corn in the first place.

Why Is It Easier To Buy A Gun Than High-Fructose Corn Syrup?

Sophie Brickman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Sophie Brickman

Is high fructose corn syrup a drug? Will people soon figure this out and start producing manipulated corn syrup in their bathtubs under the cover of night?

What You Don't Know About Your Tongue Might Be Making You Fat

Mark Strausman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mark Strausman

Even though I didn't know I could sense "yumminess" with my tongue, there are people out there who have known for a long time: food scientists and corporate food conglomerates.

A White Knight Talking Backwards: The Manchurian Candidate in the Kitchen

Elissa Altman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elissa Altman

Without a doubt. So, after the hideous spectacle of the convention was over, I did what most food writers do when they're mildly hysterical: I fled for the safety of my kitchen.

Losing Weight: What They Won't Tell You On TV

Tara Stiles | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tara Stiles

The question most people ask me on YouTube and in person is "What should I eat to be skinny?" It is the main thing on America's mind, or at least the...