20 Apr '12, 7pm

New Study Links Autism to High-Fructose Corn Syrup

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Appetite For A Change page and our Food Safety Resource Center page. I know what you're thinking: "Tom, it's been ages since you wrote about high-fructose corn syrup." And you're right! It has. But as I'm feeling petulantly defiant, I think it's time to take another look at America's favorite sweetener. You see, while the HFCS industry still claims there's no difference between how the body handles HFCS and sugar, a new study has come out suggesting just the opposite. And in a very big way. The blaring headline version of the new study's conclusion would read: "High-Fructose Corn Syrup Causes Autism." And while that may be a bit of an overstatement, it's not off by much. In a provocative new peer-reviewed study published in Clinical Epigenetics, researchers led by a former FDA toxicologist purport to have found ...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_25279.cfm

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