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Sugary Carbs vs. Starchy Carbs

This article says that starchy carbs may not be as bad as all that.  But that it's the sugary carbs we should be worried about, specifically citing high-fructose corn syrup and its effect on insulin. … [Read more...]

Study On Effects Of High Fructose Corn Syrup

An extremely odd study on the effects of high fructose corn syrup on hunger and satiety was released by the University of Washington late last week. The gist of the study was that they had 37 people drink soda pop in the morning - some drank soda pop that was sweetened with hfcs and others drank soda pop that was with sweetened with sugar. Hours and hours after this, the subjects took part in an "all you can eat" lunch buffet and all consumed virtually the same number of calories. I have approximately 3 problems with this study (maybe more, once I dig into it). The first is that the purported problem with hfcs is that your body does not process it when it should, in a timely manner, thus WHILE you are having a soda pop with your meal, … [Read more...]