Tag: high fructose corn syrup

Reading List: No Cal Noodles, HFCS’s New Name and No More Birthday Cupcakes?!

by in Food News, September 17, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: College cafeteria goes trayless, market’s hiring dietitians to help shoppers and high fructose corn syrup petitioning for a new name

Reading List: Better In-Flight Foods, Contaminated Beef and Proposed HFCS Ban

by in Food News, April 16, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Home cooking makes a comeback, General Mills pledges to reduce salt levels in its products and a potato chip stand-in takes snackers by storm.

Bad Things In Our Food: Mercury

by in Food News, Food Safety, April 1, 2009

First mercury in fish and now it’s in high-fructose corn syrup?! What’s going on? Find out the risks of eating too much mercury and the incredible ways this toxic metal can find its way into your foods.

Deciphering High Fructose Corn Syrup

by in Food News, February 25, 2009

You’ve heard that high fructose corn syrup is bad for you. You know to scan food labels to make sure it’s not there. Meanwhile, commercials have been flooding the airwaves claiming the opposite. So what’s the real deal with this sweetener?