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#1 Old 08-26-2004, 03:21 PM
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...there is "high fructose corn syrup" in friggin' EVERTHING??? It's frustrating because my Significant Other is a diabetic and has to be very careful about sugar intake. It's gotten to the point that we have to make everything from scratch.



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#2 Old 08-26-2004, 03:23 PM
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Pisses me off, too.

It's cheap....that's why.
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#3 Old 08-26-2004, 03:38 PM
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Not just cheap; it's subsidized by the government.
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#4 Old 08-26-2004, 05:34 PM
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Yup. I had harsh words to add, then I remembered I was at VB.
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#5 Old 08-26-2004, 07:04 PM
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Yeah, it sucks. I just finished reading Fat Land by Greg Critser, too. Scary stuff.
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#6 Old 08-26-2004, 10:47 PM
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Yup. I had harsh words to add, then I remembered I was at VB.



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#7 Old 08-27-2004, 08:24 AM
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...whoevers controlling the use of the stuff..must care alot more about the short term benefits to putting that crap into food, then they do about long term effects and health risks caused by it..

greed sucks..so does high fructose corn syrup..



eta...even slim fast uses hcfc in many of their products...(i thought the whole slim fast thing was supposed to 'help' you lose weight)...
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#8 Old 08-30-2004, 11:27 AM
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It sures make you shop around and read labels. It IS possible though! I successfully eliminated hfcs from my diet... except for the occassional snack item.



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