10 Hidden Dangers Lurking in Foods We Eat Everyday

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High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS)

When consumed in large quantities, seemingly harmless substances can become dangerous, too. Unfortunately, high fructose corn syrup is no exception to the rule. And yes, we all know that high fructose corn syrup is cheaper than most sugar alternatives, but, as a general rule, cheap often means unhealthy.

Any type of sugar consumed in large quantities is toxic, but high fructose corn syrup is probably the worst. Studies have shown that high fructose corn syrup intake could easily lead to type 2 diabetes. On top of that, to create high fructose corn syrup, you need chloralkali, a mercury-containing ingredient.

So, do you really need to drink that fruit-flavored drink?

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