Dangers of High Fructose Corn Syrup – HFCS

hfcsHigh Fructose Corn Syrup is a very sneaky and silent killer, it can also be called fructose, or Corn Syrup, or Corn Starch, or HFCS. High Fructose Corn Syrup is an extremely refined liquid that is obtained from the corn starch. Big companies that use it really like it because it is a very cheap sweetener and it has a very long shelf life. Hmmm… that really looks like somebody is really into money and they don’t even care about your health issues. The Products that can contain High Fructose Corn Syrup are:
- Juices
- Candies
- Cookies
- Soft drinks (pop, sodas)
- Gums
- Cakes
- Sweets
- Ice Cream
- Sauces
- Salad Dressings
- Chips
- Junk Food
- Cereals
- Cough Syrups
- Soups
- Jams

Next you go shopping for anything just make sure to read the ingredients part on the label. The Dangers, Threats, and Hazards of eating or drinking HFCS are:
- Obesity
- Overweight
- Cancer
- Destruction of the immune system
- Risk of Diabetes
- Makes you think that you are hungry
- Increases Bad Cholesterol Levels
- Risk of Heart Diseases

I also found this article that supports my negative point of view on HFCS and it is called High Fructose Corn Syrup will kill you.

Whole Wheat Grain Nutrients and Benefits

whole wheatWhole Wheat Flour has very important Nutrients for our health also. When you choose products that are made out of whole wheat make sure that it is unrefined and unbleached, then you will get the most of the good stuff that is contained in whole natural wheat grain. Some of the products that you can find being made out of whole wheat are like bread, pasta, cakes, bagels, crackers, flour, muffins, and cereal. About one cup of cooked wheat grains contains these nutrients:
- Vitamin B1, Thiamin
- Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
- Vitamin B3, Niacin
- Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
- Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine
- Vitamin E
- Vitamin K
- Folate
- Manganese (large amount)
- Dietary Fiber (good amount)
- Tryptophan (good amount)
- Magnesium
- Protein
- Carbohydrates
- Natural Fats
- Calcium
- Copper
- Iron
- Phosphorus
- Potassium
- Selenium
- Zinc
- Omega 3 Fatty Acids
- Amino Acids (good amounts)

Here comes the list of health benefits that you can expect after consuming the whole wheat grain food regularly:
- Supports weight loss
- Lowers Risk of Metabolic Syndrome
- Prevents from Obesity
- Supports Good Cholesterol
- Prevents from high triglycerides
- Prevents from high blood pressure
- Lowers Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
- Prevents from Gallstones
- Prevents constipation
- Prevents lower abdominal pains
- Prevents Diverticular Disease
- Promotes Women’s Health
- Promotes Gastrointestinal Health
- Lowers Risk of Breast Cancer
- Prevents from Colon Cancer
- Protects from Heart Disease
- Supports Cardiovascular Health
- Supports Heart Health