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.

Maple Syrup Nutrients and Benefits

maple syrupDid you know that there is another Natural and Good Sweetener Available besides Honey. Well, that other sweetener is called Maple Syrup. Make sure that when you go to the store to buy it, the label says pure Maple syrup, and make sure that No other ingredients are in it. Also, make sure that you are not allergic to it. The Nutrients of Maple Syrup are:
– Manganese (good amount)
– Zinc
– Carbohydrates
– Natural Sugar
– Disaccharides
– Potassium
– Calcium
– Iron

If you are trying to loose weight or trying to get rid of yeast infection, then we recommend to stay away from any kind of sweetener. The Health Benefits of Maple Syrup are:
– Antioxidant protection
– Protects from free radicals
– Supports Good Heart Health
– Helps Prevent Atherosclerosis
– Improves Good Cholesterol
– Protects from bad cholesterol
– Improves Immune System
– Reduces Risk of Prostate Cancer
– Improves Reproductive Health