NyamnewsAug1-207

If you read the label on many

commercially prepared sodas

and juice drinks, chances are

that you will see high fructose corn

syrup (HFCS) listed among the

ingredients.

If you read the label on many

commercially prepared sodas

and juice drinks, chances are

that you will see high fructose corn

syrup (HFCS) listed among the

ingredients. The use of this

product as a sweetener has

increased over the past few

decades, overlapping with an

increase in the prevalence of

obesity, and leading to theories

that there is an association

between HFCS and obesity. Is

HFCS to blame, at least in part, for

the increasing prevalence of

obesity?