20 Apr '12, 11pm

High Fructose Corn Syrup and Maternal Obesity: Autism Causes? | Care2 Causes

High Fructose Corn Syrup and Maternal Obesity: Autism Causes? | Care2 Causes

With nearly one-third of U.S. adults obese — including over 60 percent of women of childbearing age — and with many aspects of our contemporary diet including high fructose corn syrup pointed to as culprits, it is not surprising to see these under study as the the latest possible causes of autism. Researchers have previously considered how drinking alcohol , watching TV , having the flu and being stressed during pregnancy may make a child more likely to be at risk to be diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). High Fructose Corn Syrup, Autism, ADHD A study published in a journal called Clinical Epigenetics links the increase in the number of children ages 6 to 21 in the U.S. receiving special education services under the autism disability category with consumption of high fructose corn syrup. The authors connect high fructose corn syrup with a lessening of the bod...

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New Study Links Autism to High-Fructose Corn Syrup

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New study links autism to high-fructose corn syrup

New study links autism to high-fructose corn syrup

grist.org 19 Apr '12, 7pm

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care2.com 21 Apr '12, 2am

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care2.com 21 Apr '12, 2am

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Autism and high-fructose corn syrup: A deeper look, by @scottros

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grist.org 23 Apr '12, 11pm

Grist’s post last week about a paper that aimed to draw a connection between autism and high fructose corn syrup raised an...

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Bullying, Obesity and a Young Cook | Care2 Causes

care2.com 26 Apr '12, 12pm

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care2.com 20 Apr '12, 9am

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care2.com 22 Apr '12, 7pm

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care2.com 24 Apr '12, 12am

After years of inaction, the EPA has finally taken an important first step in regulating hydraulic fracturing, commonly re...

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care2.com 23 Apr '12, 6am

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