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"Some nutrition experts blame increased consumption of high-fructose corn syrup for the growing obesity problem. "
"One theory is that ... but this hasn't been proved."
"[A]nimal studies have shown ... [h]owever, the evidence is not as clear in human studies."
"Despite the lack of clarity in research ... be cautious about foods containing high-fructose corn syrup."
"[HFCS] is linked to obesity, diabetes, and yes, even cirrhosis of the liver."
... there is no evidence that aspartame is carcinogenic ... Case-control studies showed an elevated relative risk of 1.3 for heavy artificial sweetener use (no specific substances specified) of >1.7 g/day. For new generation sweeteners, it is too early to establish any epidemiological evidence about possible carcinogenic risks. As many artificial sweeteners are combined in today's products, the carcinogenic risk of a single substance is difficult to assess. However, according to the current literature, the possible risk of artificial sweeteners to induce cancer seems to be negligible.
Originally posted by ColoradoJens
reply to post by logician magician
I believe that you are correct in saying we as individuals are responsible for being responsible for what we consume. In the links you provided, you are also correct in that there are many "unkowns", and yes, many people go way overboard in all facets of life, including their conspiracies. The interesting thing to me is that the simple saturation of these additives, preservatives, triglicerides, etc is only growing. Studies have shown that since the FDA forced companies to list health related info (calories/trans fat etc), there has only been an increase in sales for products with poor nutritional value. Why?
Originally posted by mateandbucky06
You talk about doses, but in America doesn't the majority of people eat to much? Well in any industrialized country we eat to much. Did you know that diverticulitis (which is a gastric disease caused by not eating enough fiber) is highly common in places like the US? I am a nutritionist and see this crap all most every day. The food we eat effects are bodies greatly and to be completely honest, if your fat than you've eaten to much and I can assure you that if you do not have major health issues now, you will in the near future. I am so tired of seeing ( and hearing about) overweight and morbidly obese people who are sitting around wondering why there chest hurts, or why they have diabetes or high blood pressure. Yes, its because of the high fructose and fluoride, and twelve liters of hydrogenated fatty oils diet their on and you don't need and exact amount of how much is to much either. IF you got rolls than its to much.
Yes, its because of the high fructose and fluoride, and twelve liters of hydrogenated fatty oils diet their on and you don't need and exact amount of how much is to much either. IF you got rolls than its to much.
Originally posted by ghaleon12
Well one reason why it says "this isn't conclusive for humans" is because you can't harm someones health, which is what you'd need to do to prove it in a scientific study. You can do all you want to a lab rat though.
[edit on 7-9-2008 by ghaleon12]
I'll admit that the rise of brain cancer shortly after Aspartame was introduced on the market is a compelling correlation; however it is certainly no basis for truth. Even so, I personally believe that aspartame probably is harmful and tend to stay away from it.
Originally posted by counterterrorist
reply to post by logician magician
this was discovered by the eskimoes on mars ...
But, the eskimoes from mars didn't tell how how to look in a dictionary to find out what the differences are.
if you even care to educate yourself about this subject. your call
they will argue over nothing, just to reinforce the NWO.
is that what a NWO disinfo agent, is?
you're simply advocating the NWO position -- in fact, very simply.
you claim to be a nutritionist --- you certainly don't sound like one.
do you think the NWO is a fairy tale, too?
Do you support Bush, or not.
You see, usually its the same IQ level that supports Bush that makes fun of people trying to help others eat well.
Pronunciation: \ˈe-və-dən(t)s, -və-ˌden(t)s\
Date: 14th century
1 a: an outward sign : indication
Function: transitive verb
Inflected Form(s): in·di·cat·ed; in·di·cat·ing
Etymology: Latin indicatus, past participle of indicare, from in- + dicare to proclaim, dedicate — more at diction
1 a: to point out or point to b: to be a sign, symptom, or index of
Originally posted by Mr Headshot
One thing that hasn't been mentioned that I think everyone should know about is the Codex Alimentarius. It's the food code, basically it says that nutrients are bad and growth hormones are good. Google video-Codex