High-Fructose Corn Syrup Contaminated With Toxic Mercury

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High Fructose Corn Syrup is Contaminated with Toxic Mercury

High Fructose Corn Syrup is Contaminated with Toxic Mercury

Study Finds High-Fructose Corn Syrup Contains Mercury:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/01/26/AR2009012601831.html

(HealthDay News) — Almost half of tested samples of commercial high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) contained mercury, which was also found in nearly a third of 55 popular brand-name food and beverage products where HFCS is the first- or second-highest labeled ingredient, according to two new U.S. studies.

(Read entire article here…)

My Commentary: Here’s yet ANOTHER reason to avoid the man-made poison referred to as “high-fructose corn syrup” (HFCS). It is nothing more than a cheap, pathetic substitute for natural, quality ingredients. Use unbleached cane sugar, honey and maple syrup instead. Sweeten meals with fruit whenever possible. Take daily steps towards boycotting this refined toxic compound.

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