Saturday, August 1, 2009

Basic sources of information on HFCS


















"Amber waves of grain ... and miles of subsidized cornfield."


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High-fructose_corn_syrup

http://justgetthere.us/blog/plugin/tag/HFCS

http://www.dmoz.org/Society/Issues/Health/Food,_Drink_and_Nutrition/Food_Additives/Sugar_Substitutes/High_Fructose_Corn_Syrup/


http://www.grist.org/article/the-bitter-with-the-sweet/

http://recipes.howstuffworks.com/high-fructose-corn-syrup.htm/printable

http://recipes.howstuffworks.com/sugar.htm/printable

http://recipes.howstuffworks.com/high-fructose-corn-syrup.htm/printable

http://recipes.howstuffworks.com/10-ingredients-fast-food2.htm













"High-fructose corn syrup is easily more popular than sucrose on fast-food menus. Why? Price and preservation."

Added 15 August: This write up from Jennifer Garcia at UC Davis is a great discussion of the HFCS controversy, a balanced overview of the positions.
http://cosmos.ucdavis.edu/archives/2009/cluster7/GARCIA_JENNIFER.pdf

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