Chicken Little (small_chicken) wrote in pollanesque,
Chicken Little


This is perhaps the penultimate reason as to why HFCS is bad for you. Not that I was ever under any delusion that it was good for people, but he lays out, in painstaking biochemical detail, how it all works. It was originally linked to in this NYT article, which is, in itself worth reading.

Happily for us, this coincides with my boyfriend's deciding to cut back on sugar intake. But I'm going to check the labels on our chips and snacks just to be sure...anybody know what "high fructose corn syrup" is in Dutch?
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