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  •  Ecology KOS... (5+ / 0-)

    or environment. either fits. its a kos specialty group.

    "Liberalism is trust of the people, tempered by prudence; conservatism, distrust of people, tempered by fear." Gladstone, Me -8.88/-7.08

    by zedaker on Sat Oct 02, 2010 at 03:45:18 PM PDT

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      •  I was wondering if you knew this: (1+ / 0-)
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        murrayewv

        Do you happen to know what is the real difference between processed white sugar and corn syrup (HFCS)?  I read these articles in our newspaper on how people were eschewing "unnatural" corn syrup for pure and wholesome sugar.  I really don't think there is a difference, healthwise.  What do you think?  The day that people call processed sugar, "natural" is a dark day.

        The true danger in politics is when people in power elevate ideological purity over their basic humanity, empathy, and common sense. -- thereisnospoon

        by alliedoc on Sun Oct 03, 2010 at 03:46:53 AM PDT

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        •  Corn syrup != High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) (1+ / 0-)
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          FiredUpInCA

          Regular corn syrup has been around for a long time. Lots of homemade candies and other treats use it. (In texture it's very thick, like honey or molasses.)

          HFCS is heavily processed, and the molecules are changed in ways that make the human body not recognize it as a sugar. Far too many food manufacturers used HFCS in their products, everything from sodas to bread to ice cream to cereal. (In texture, it's very thin and runny.)

          On the whole, I prefer not to be lectured on patriotism by those who keep offshore maildrops in order to avoid paying their taxes. - Molly Ivins

          by Lashe on Sun Oct 03, 2010 at 06:59:44 AM PDT

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