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Industry lobbies to change ‘high fructose corn syrup’ to ‘corn sugar’ on food labels

RELATED: High fructose corn syrup (aka “corn sugar”) literally fuels cancer cell growth, study finds Americans’ consumption of corn syrup has fallen to a 20-year low on consumer concerns that it is more harmful or more likely to cause obesity than ordinary sugar, perceptions for which there is little scientific…

Corn byproduct fructose literally fuels cancer cell growth, study finds

Pancreatic tumor cells use fructose to divide and proliferate, U.S. researchers said on Monday in a study that challenges the common wisdom that all sugars are the same. Tumor cells fed both glucose and fructose used the two sugars in two different ways, the team at the University of California…

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