5 Good Reasons to Avoid High Fructose Corn Syrup

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High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) is a sweetener found in many types of processed foods, such as candy, baked goods, salad dressings, yogurt, soda and other sugary beverages. There are many reasons why this sweetener is bad for you and should be avoided. 1) According to two U.S. studies, nearly half of tested samples of HFCS contains mercury.  It was also found in nearly one third of 55 popular brand-name food and beverage products where HFCS is the first or second-ingredient on the label. Mercury…

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