High Fructose Corn Syrup linked to Diabetes

High-Fructose-Corn-SyrupResearchers from the University of Southern California and the have linked large amounts of syrup in food with the global epidemic of type 2 diabetes.

The findings, published online first in the journal Global Public on 27 November, also suggest that the between syrup (HFCS) and the “significantly increased prevalence of diabetes” is independent of the total use of sugar and levels of obesity.

Co-author Stanley Ulijaszek, Director of the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the , says in a statement their analysis shows “an ecological relationship that suggests there are potential risks in high levels of high-fructose corn syrup”.

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Global Public Health

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