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Big Sugar and Big Corn Syrup sue each other over who sucks less

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | November 11, 2015
Filed Under: Fight the Power!, Studies A Go-Go

In a battle best likened to Godzilla versus Mechagodzilla, the sugar industry took corn refiners to court last Wednesday, suing for 1.1 billion dollars over a 2011 ad campaign that described high fructose corn syrup as “cor

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Sucrose=bad. HFCS=badder

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | February 8, 2012
Filed Under: Uncategorized

After years of conjecture and speculation, scientists have finally figured out that high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is, indeed, slightly worse for you than regular sucrose. But before the big reveal, a little background. People of

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Slanted soda slamming.

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | May 25, 2010
Filed Under: Uncategorized

I’m all about crackin’ the whip on sodas and other sugary drinks, but I’m not a fan of twisting science to suit one’s agenda, so while this new study appearing in the journal Circulation supposedly showing

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In defense of HFCS. (Did I really just write that?)

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | April 19, 2010
Filed Under: Uncategorized

A few weeks ago, The Real Fitness Nerd reported on a Princeton study indicating high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) caused weight gain more than table sugar. Well, OOPS! One of you loyal fellow Fitness Nerds, the charming and on-the-b

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We’ve seen the enemy and it is HFCS.

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | April 2, 2010
Filed Under: Uncategorized

For years, I’ve sneered at conspiracy junkies who claimed that high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) was worse for you than common table sugar. “Sugar is sugar is sugar,” I’d declare. They all make you fat if abu

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