Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Constantly Hungry Between Meal?

Do you find yourself always raiding the refrigerator soon after you finish a meal?  If you say yes, then the problem might be related to high-fructose corn syrup in the products you consume.  Unlike other sugars, high-fructose corn syrup, which is found in soft drinks, baked goods, cereals and salad dressings, interferes with how your body regulates your appetite. 

Regular cane sugar releases leptin, a protein that turns off hunger pains whereas high-fructose corn syrup can do the opposite. 

The best protection is to check product labels.  If high-fructose corn syrup is one of the first five ingredients, leave it on that store shelf!  Your body will thank you.

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