Studies recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association indicate that high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) may actually be a contributing factor to obesity. The study suggests that the parts of the brain which indicate we are full are not stimulated by HFCS the same way that they are by glucose. The study was conducted using MRI scans to visualize and compare blood flow in the brain after the study participants drank beverages containing HFCS and, a week later, ones containing glucose. Although the study was small and more research is warranted, HFCS have been linked with thinking and memory problems, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and other human health disorders.
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