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.