Food Fight!

Talk about sugar coating! Five more sugar companies have joined the lawsuit to halt the corn industry from marketing HFCS (high fructose corn syrup) as a natural sugar. You may have seen their commercial, where a father and his young daughter are walking through a cornfield stating that whether it’s corn sugar or cane sugar, our body cannot tell the difference. “Sugar is sugar.”

The research has come to a fork in the road. There are so many different sides to the story. One research study suggested that people who consume corn sugar have a higher disposition to have high cholesterol, triglycerides and become obese. Other research suggested that corn sugar and cane sugar have similar nutritional values and with any sweetener, moderation is key.

If you’d like more information on the great 21st century debate of corn sugar versus cane sugar, check out this website.

Are you Team Corn Sugar or Team Cane Sugar?

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