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Corn & Soybeans<br />By: Sam, Brooke, and Ryan C<br />
Background Info.<br />- Basic Facts<br />- Corn and Soy Usage<br />
Soybeans<br />Corn<br /><ul><li>In 2007, 94 million acres of corn were planted, about 23% of total U.S. cropland
Of 10,000 items in a typical grocery store, 2,500 have at least some corn products in it
 Over 77 million acres of soy were planted in 2009
Of 10,000 items in a typical grocery store, 1,600 have at least some soy based products in it</li></li></ul><li>Corn Uses<...
Ok, stop! Exactly how much corn and soybeans <br />are in food products? Let’s Find Out!<br />
How Much Corn & Soy Do We Eat?<br /><ul><li>The average American adult eats up to 2,000 calories a day
Calories from corn the average American eats a day:
554 calories
Calories from soy the average American eats a day:
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  1. 1. Corn & Soybeans<br />By: Sam, Brooke, and Ryan C<br />
  2. 2. Background Info.<br />- Basic Facts<br />- Corn and Soy Usage<br />
  3. 3. Soybeans<br />Corn<br /><ul><li>In 2007, 94 million acres of corn were planted, about 23% of total U.S. cropland
  4. 4. Of 10,000 items in a typical grocery store, 2,500 have at least some corn products in it
  5. 5. Over 77 million acres of soy were planted in 2009
  6. 6. Of 10,000 items in a typical grocery store, 1,600 have at least some soy based products in it</li></li></ul><li>Corn Uses<br />Soy Uses<br />
  7. 7. Ok, stop! Exactly how much corn and soybeans <br />are in food products? Let’s Find Out!<br />
  8. 8. How Much Corn & Soy Do We Eat?<br /><ul><li>The average American adult eats up to 2,000 calories a day
  9. 9. Calories from corn the average American eats a day:
  10. 10. 554 calories
  11. 11. Calories from soy the average American eats a day:
  12. 12. 275 calories
  13. 13. 811 (40%) of the calories the average American adult eats a day, comes from corn and soy</li></li></ul><li>You may think of corn as just “Corn on a cob”<br />But in reality, it’s in a whole bunch of things we eat on a daily basis as well! Click to see!<br />And this is just a small portion of food using corn, there’s still a whole lot more! <br />
  14. 14. Different foods likely to contain soy<br />Bulking agents <br />Carob<br />Emulsifiers <br />Gum<br />Natural flavors <br />Shoyu <br />Soy beverages <br />Soy flour <br />Soy lecithin <br />Soy miso<br /><ul><li>Soy protein concentrate or isolate
  15. 15. Soy sauce
  16. 16. Soybean oil
  17. 17. Stabilizer
  18. 18. Tamari
  19. 19. Tempeh
  20. 20. Texturized vegetable protein
  21. 21. Vegetable broth
  22. 22. Vegetable gum</li></li></ul><li>How did get in this corn and soy get into to all that food? Well, it starts at the farm.<br />Not this farm, the other one<br />This is a “farm” where they have pigs, chickens, cows, and fish. This is where they get fed corn and soy with GMO’s. This means that the beef, pork, chicken, and the fish you eat all contain corn and soy! Not to mention dairy, cheese and eggs as well.<br />
  23. 23. And if that didn’t convince you about corn and soy being in almost everything. . . <br />
  24. 24. THE END.<br />
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