Archive for March, 2009

Mercury Contamination in High Fructose Corn Syrup

Posted on 30. Mar, 2009 by import in Nutrition

The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) released alarming information in January of this year:
Two separate studies found significant amounts of mercury contamination in tested samples of high fructose corn syrup.  The IATP analyzed consumer products with HFCS as the first or second ingredient – including from major manufacturers like Quaker, Kraft, Hershey’s and Smuckers- and found mercury contamination in 33% of the 55 popular brandname food and beverage items. Read the rest of this entry »

Eat More and Lose Weight?

Posted on 30. Mar, 2009 by import in Men's Health, Nutrition, Obesity, Women's Health, Youthful Aging

Oh yeah, sign me up!!!
Sounds too  good to be true, but this is a case when it is not, and may have the added benefit of reducing your risk for type 2 diabetes.  Dietary energy density may be a key to explaining this apparent paradox. Read the rest of this entry »

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