Category Archives: HFCS

FRUCTOSE – HERE WE GO AGAIN.

Well, fructose is in the news again. The findings from this latest preliminary research suggest that fructose does not send signals to our brain to tell us that we are full or satiated. I find it interesting that they are … Continue reading

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JUNK SCIENCE GIVES HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP A BLACK EYE

Originally Posted on Prairie Farmer by Josh Flint This had me screaming at the television last night. Our local news picked up the story and just ran a blanket summary. It went something like this: “High-fructose corn syrup has been … Continue reading

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

Corn is arguably the most versatile crop in the world. Normally, we think of corn as food, and food only, when actually, less than one percent of corn in our country is sweet corn. Most people do not realize that … Continue reading

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NO SUCH THING AS A STUPID QUESTION

“There is no such thing as a stupid question.” This week, the world will celebrate “Ask a stupid question” day.  Apparently it was created in the 1980s to encourage school children to ask more questions in class and not feel … Continue reading

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HFCS IS A “NO BRAINER”

I see online that yesterday was “No Brainer Day.” What this is supposed to mean exactly, I’m not sure, but I felt like taking a moment to set our readership straight on what I think is one of the bigger … Continue reading

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HFCS FEAR IS THE TRICK THIS HALLOWEEN

Ghouls and Goblins will soon be running up and down the streets in your local neighborhood. Children of all ages are on the prowl in stunning costumes to find their favorite candies. Halloween brings visions of ghosts and witches often … Continue reading

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MAYBE WE’RE TAKING THIS TOO PERSONAL?

Sometimes, when you take a step off your soapbox and look at the world around you, you realize that it’s not all about you.  That’s exactly what I did this morning when I read this article. So … apparently the … Continue reading

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NEW HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP VIDEO

There’s been a lot of information about High Fructose Corn Syrup floating around the Illinois Corn office this week.  First, the news that in the wake of declining sales, Sierra Mist and 7-Up are both heading the “natural” direction of … Continue reading

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YOU CAN’T WIN FOR LOSING

Farmers have always used the latest and greatest best management practices to produce safe and affordable food in a way that preserves the environment because that’s the right thing to do.  Now, even best management practices can’t save them from … Continue reading

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HFCS ACQUITTED!

Do you know your sugars? Which ones are good and which ones are bad for you? Take this quiz and see how you do. Some people mistakenly think that some sweeteners are healthier than others. When in reality, the facts just don’t … Continue reading

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