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  • 1. Should High Fructose Corn Syrup Be Banned?
    By: Lorne A Washburn
  • 2. What Does the Corn Industry Say?
    http://www.youtube.com/v/KVsgXPt564Q
  • 3. In Moderation?
    If it should be enjoyed in moderation, what happens when it is taken in excess?
    What is the limit for consumption in moderation?
    Why did they feel the need to put out this commercial?
  • 4. The Facts
    High Fructose Corn sweetener usage increased over 1,000% between 1970 and 1990
    This exceeds the change in intake more than any other food in that time span
    55% of all sweeteners today are derived from corn
    People ate no HFCS in 1966
    In 2001, People took in about 63 pounds each
  • 5. The Facts Continued
    Fructose does not get used as energy
    It gets stored as fat, and not used as easily by the body as glucose
    It also significantly raises triglyceride levels
    Fructose intake does not help with regulation of appetite
    HFCS has links to:
    Obesity
    Diabetes
    Metabolic syndrome
  • 6. The Facts Continued
    HFCS is the primary sweetener in most soft drinks and juices, processed foods
    The Average American consumes 132 calories from HFCS a day, with the top 20 percent consuming as much as 300 calories, and it is not unheard of to know that people consume 700 calories a day from HFCS
  • 7. Pepsi Releases Throwback Sodas Using Real Sugar Instead of HFCS
    www.youtube.com/v/A6enLmmdMgU
  • 8. My Opinion is:
  • 9. Let’s Try That Again….
    http://www.youtube.com/v/hYiEFu54o1E
  • 10. Works Cited
    Mercola, . (2004, April 10). Six reasons why corn is making you fat. Retrieved from http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2004/04/10/corn-fat.aspx
    Mercola, . (2007, July 24). How High fructose corn syrup damages your body. Retrieved from http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2007/07/10/how-high-fructose-corn-syrup-damages-your-body.aspx
    http://www.youtube.com