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Honeybees Protecting Humanity

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 05.31.2014 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Quite simply, humans cannot live without honeybees, yet these remarkably complex creatures can easily exist without our species. Currently, honeybees are dying by the tens of billions around the globe.

The Messiness of Science: From Galactic Dust to Corn Syrup

Mark Alpert | Posted 06.24.2014 | Science
Mark Alpert

science moves in fits and starts. Nothing is proven until it's proven. Good researchers are always skeptical, always questioning their own results and those of their colleagues. It can be a frustrating process. Just ask my daughter.

Why You Should Never Eat High Fructose Corn Syrup

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

In America today, we are eating huge doses of sugar, especially high fructose corn syrup. It is sweeter and cheaper than regular sugar and is in every processed food and sugar-sweetened drink. Purging it from your diet is the single best thing you can do for your health!

Sugar and High Fructose Corn Syrup: Not Such a Sweet Deal

Rebecca Cooper, MA, MFT, CCH, CEDS | Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Cooper, MA, MFT, CCH, CEDS

We are in the midst of an obesity crisis in this country, and I'm convinced high fructose corn syrup is a major culprit.

Food Companies Say High Fructose Corn Syrup Being 'Unfairly Maligned' In Lawsuit

Reuters | Posted 11.06.2012 | Food

* Corn industry fires back at sugar industry * Accuses sugar industry of false advertising * Legal tussle dates back to ...

There’s Corn Syrup In That?!

Posted 09.05.2012 | Healthy Living

High-fructose corn syrup, the cheap, prevalent and much maligned sweetener, is famously in foods like soda, candy and cake. If you look out for it, yo...

20 New Names For High Fructose Corn Syrup

Team Coco | Posted 04.26.2012 | Food

When many Americans hear the words "high-fructose corn syrup," they immediately think of the sweet substance in sodas and packaged foods that has been...

How Hot Weather Will Make Your Food More Expensive

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 04.23.2012 | Business

After Earth Day on Sunday, you probably heard a lot of reasons why you should be worried about climate change. Well, here's another: It's probably goi...

Corn Sugar Lawsuit Moves Forward

AP | By ANDREW DALTON | Posted 12.23.2011 | Food

LOS ANGELES -- A federal judge has ruled that a lawsuit seeking to stop the corn industry's use of the term "corn sugar" for high fructose corn syrup ...

What's In A Name: High Fructose Corn Syrup vs. Corn Sugar

Organic Authority.com | Posted 12.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Organic Authority.com

Despite urgings from the FDA to the corn industry to discontinue using the term "corn sugar" in place of "high fructose corn syrup," at least two corn industry websites are still using the term.

Food Lies: 10 "Healthy" Foods With Hidden Sugar

KitchenDaily | Posted 08.13.2011 | Food

Sugar can cause nasty ailments like weight gain and type 2 diabetes, so we do our best to avoid overdosing on it....

Is Sugar Toxic?

The New York Times | Posted 06.18.2011 | Food

On May 26, 2009, Robert Lustig gave a lecture called "Sugar: The Bitter Truth," which was posted on YouTube the following July. Since then, it has bee...

Goodbye High Fructose Corn Syrup, Hello Corn Sugar (Signed, Corn Industry)

AP | EMILY FREDRIX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

NEW YORK — The makers of high fructose corn syrup want to sweeten its image with a new name: corn sugar. The Corn Refiners Association applied ...

Why Coke and Pepsi Should Switch Back To Sugar

Robyn O'Brien | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robyn O'Brien

In 1984, a bomb went off in the food industry that forever changed the course of consumption: Coca Cola and Pepsi stopped using sugar in soft drinks, replacing it with high fructose corn syrup.

Cancer Cells Slurp Up Fructose, Study Finds

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Pancreatic tumor cells use fructose to divide and proliferate, U.S. researchers said on Monday in a study that challenges the common wisdom that all s...

Corn Syrup Sales Sour As Americans Try To Eat Healthier

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Fans of natural foods have tried for years to push the ubiquitous sweetener high fructose corn syrup off Americans' dinner tab...

Learn the Ancient Secret to Kicking the Candy Habit

Dana Kennedy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dana Kennedy

The Ancient Secret to Kicking the Candy Habit - or Da Candy Code for short - reveals the most powerful law in the universe.

Researchers: Corn Syrup Could Contribute To Weight Gain

The Daily Princetonian | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Psychology professor Bart Hoebel's research group found that rats with access to high fructose corn syrup experienced a greater increase in body weigh...

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.

Food Lobby Mobilizes, As Soda Tax Bubbles Up

HuffPost Investigative Fund | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

By Christine Spolar, Huffington Post Investigative Fund and Joseph Eaton, Staff Writer, Center for Public Integrity Washington lobbyists have been en...

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.