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High-fructose corn syrup, dinged again

(article, Culinate staff)

In all the recent wars over whether high-fructose corn syrup is the devil in candy coating, nobody ever seriously claimed that the sweet stuff was inherently worse for you than regular table sugar. Now, however, scientists at Princeton are claiming exactly that, saying that HFCS is indeed more unhealthy than its fellow sugary travelers:

bq. Rats with access to high-fructose corn syrup gained significantly more weight than those with access to table sugar, even when their overall caloric intake was the same.

So now all the retro hoopla over traditional sugar has scientific cred to back it up. Marion Nestle, however, is not convinced.