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“The Cumulative Side Effects of High-Fructose Corn Syrup.” LIVESTRONG.COM. Web. 04 Apr. 2012. <http://www.livestrong.com/article/439544-the-cumulative-side-effects-of-high-fructose-corn-syrup/>.
The Livestrong brand is highly respected by people across the world. On this webpage, it discusses the side effects of HFCS from an athletic perspective.
Goldstein, Jennifer. “High Fructose Corn Syrup: How Dangerous Is It?” Msnbc.com. Msnbc Digital Network, 17 Apr. 2009. Web. 04 Apr. 2012. <http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/29955927/ns/health-diet_and_nutrition/t/high-fructose-corn-syrup-how-dangerous-it/>.
This article was found on the MSNBC website and Prevention magazine, both highly respected sources.It discusses the dangers of consumption of HFCS, and how it has stepped into the spotlight recently as “enemy number 1”.
“HFCS Quick Facts.” High Fructose Corn Syrup Health and Diet Facts. Web. 04 Apr. 2012. <http://www.sweetsurprise.com/learning-center/hfcs-facts-and-stats/quick-facts?utm_source=google>.
This website will be useful as a pro-HFCS resource. Sweet Surprise is behind all the positive commercials and media surrounding the high fructose corn syrup debate.
“High Fructose Corn SyrupName Game.” High Fructose Corn Syrup. Web. 04 Apr. 2012. <http://foodidentitytheft.com/culprits/high-fructose-corn-syrup/>.
This webpage will be extremely useful as it discusses the history of HFCS, the difference between HFCS and table sugar, and the common foods HFCS is found in.
“How High Fructose Corn Syrup Damages Your Body.” Organic Consumers Association. Web. 4 Apr. 2012. <9. http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_6210.cfm>.
This webpage discusses the side effects and health risks created by the consumption of HFCS. It will provide medical background useful in the creation of the paper.
Nelson, Jennifer K. “What Are the Health Concerns about High-fructose Corn Syrup?” Nutrition and Healthy Eating. Mayo Clinic. Web. 4 Apr. 2012. <What are the health concerns about high-fructose corn syrup?>.
The Mayo Clinic is a highly respected medical resource. On this webpage, the health concerns about the consumption of HFCS are discussed.
“Princeton University – A Sweet Problem: Princeton Researchers Find That High-fructose Corn Syrup Prompts Considerably More Weight Gain.” Web. 04 Apr. 2012. <http://www.princeton.edu/main/news/archive/S26/91/22K07/>.
This article is about a study conducted by Princeton University where they studied how HFCS affects the body. They found that the consumption of HFCS causes weight gain.
“Q. Is High-fructose Corn Syrup Bad for You?” Is High-fructose Corn Syrup Bad for You? Web. 04 Apr. 2012. <http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/is_high_fructose_corn_syrup_bad_for_you>.
This webpage also discussion the debate of whether or not the consumption of HFCS is any different than the consumption of table sugar. Eating Well is popular source of information on nutrition andhealth.
Verdict, The. “Coca-Cola Taste Test: High Fructose Corn Syrup vs. Sugar.” The Huffington Post. TheHuffingtonPost.com, 03 July 2012. Web. 04 Apr. 2012. <http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/07/coca-cola-taste-test_n_1324282.html>.
This article provides and interesting example of the taste difference between table sugar and HFCS. Researchers gave experiment participants Coca-Cola with HFCS and Coca-Cola with cane sugar to seeif they could tell the difference.
Washington Post. The Washington Post, 28 Jan. 2009. Web. 04 Apr. 2012. <http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/01/26/AR2009012601831.html>.
This Washington Post article brings up a new point in the HFCS discussion. Researchers found that HFCS may contain Mercury, a poisonous element. This information could potentially add moresupporting evidence to the developing argument.