Stories tagged with HFCS

We fixed the ozone layer (sort of). Can we fix the climate?

With the ozone layer on the mend, there's proof that international cooperation can work. But the climate is a different can of worms.

HAZY FORECAST

U.N. says the ozone layer will be a little less screwed — a long time from now

A new report hints that what's good for the ozone layer may be bad for climate change.

Food

Sugar might make you stupid

We all know eating too much processed sugar screws up your body in serious ways. But a new study suggests it could mess up your brain, too.

Sports enthusiasts urge you to ditch sports drinks

Professional snowboarders Bryan Fox and Austin Smith have started a "Drink Water" campaign, urging people to stop drinking the $20-a-gallon sugar-juice that props up their industry.

Pepsi spends $3 million a year so laws don’t come between corn syrup and your kids

Ironically-named food hero Marion Nestle just calculated that PepsiCo, which pumps enough high fructose corn syrup into the American public to turn out one Ghostbusters-size Stay Puft marshmallow man every 18 hours (I made that …

Michael Pollan says corn syrup may not be worse than sugar

Whoa, did the corn industry get to Michael Pollan? The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that he said there may be nothing "intrinsically wrong" with high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), which at first blush looks like a …

Scary Food

No girls allowed: Dr. Pepper's latest is dudes-only

Dr. Pepper is marketing its new diet soda strictly to men. You can have this one, dudes.

FDA: It's corn syrup, now shut up and own it

The Corn Refiners Association has noticed that "corn syrup" is becoming kind of a dirty word. They could improve the product, perhaps, but that would be hard, so they decided to just rename it "corn sugar." But the FDA, which is in charge of things like what counts as "sugar," is having none of it. 

Food

Surprise! Americans are drinking A LOT of soda

On average, Americans now get nearly 10 percent of their calories from soda and other sugary beverages.

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