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8+ reasons to avoid HFCS and other altered corn sugars

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We know it’s bad for us, and reading labels can only take you so far. Even now the labels are being altered, more so than the sticky goo itself, so those of us who knew what to look for don’t even see it. I made mention of the tricky labels in an earlier post. Today, courtesy of http://www.3fatchicks.com/, I bring you the reasons why we should boycott this nasty syrup, and why the European Union outlawed it years ago.

Reason #1: Increase in Bad (LDL) Cholesterol and Triglycerides

Typically, over-consuming sugar will result in metabolic hindrances. High fructose corn syrup causes a major increase in insulin and leptin resistance, two key factors that help metabolize food into energy. Your body will encounter increased levels of bad cholesterol because the metabolized sugar turns to fat, in turn elevating triglyceride levels, also known as fat storages.

Reason #2: Risk of Heart Attack and Heart Disease