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  • The Corn Laws Debate

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    The Corn Laws debate was very controversial during the Industrial Revolution, because at that time there was the transition from what it was the mercantilism era to the liberal ideas and views towards the economy structure. The Corn Laws issue was that it had restricted agricultural imports (Cohn, pp. 7). This law illustrates the conflict between mercantilism and liberal economic ideologies; unlike liberal economic views, the Corn Laws under mercantilism favored the large landowners while being

  • Beer and Corn Flakes

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    There are many obstacles that one must overcome in order to achieve one’s goals and overall success. We are born to make mistakes; and whether one chooses to rectify those mistakes, and ultimately learn from them, is up to that individual. When I was sixteen, I made a life altering decision which luckily, I was able to overcome and learn from; I was arrested at a party for underage consumption. Although the party left some very fond memories ingrained in my brain, the actual moment when I got arrested

  • Corn Corruption Getter

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    Topic: What corn syrup does to our body Specific Purpose: To aware my audience how dangerous corn syrup is Central Idea: How much corn syrup has expanded & how much it affected our society INTRODUCTION Attention getter: Have you ever eaten before and still felt hungry? Audience Motivation: In this presentation you will gain knowledge on what you are eating and why the fast food industry is hiding it from you Credibility: The reason I picked this topic is because when I was in high school I had a

  • Living on Corn in the US

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    Living on Corn In the book published in 2006, the Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural history of Four Meals, by Michael Pollan, is a non-fiction book about American eating habits and the food dilemma that many Americans are facing today. Pollan begins the book by discussing the dilemma of the omnivore like ourselves, a creature with many choices of food. Pollan decides to learn the root to the food dilemma by examining the three primary food chains: industrial food chain, the organic food chain, and

  • Childhood Memories of Grandmother and Corn Dogs

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    One of the almost romantically intimate experiences that I shared with my grandmother as a child was the ecstasy of eating corn dogs. And it was with surprising frequency, at least during summer months, that I joined in her unmitigated, uncomplicated zeal for her favorite food. Forget the old saw about permissive grandmothers filling their grandchildren with tasty fried treats. My grandmother wanted the corndogs for herself, and it was the privilege of her favor that I was allowed to go along with

  • High Fructose Corn Syrup

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    America has risen dramatically in the last forty years. Many believe high fructose corn syrup is to blame for this and other health related issues like diabetes and high blood pressure. High fructose corn syrup was invented by Richard O. Marshall and Earl R. Kooi in 1957 (Production of high fructose corn syrup). Scientists have done tests and many reports and found many statistics showing the same thing: once high fructose corn syrup (or HFCS) was added to food and beverages in 1975, obesity rose without

  • Alternatives to High Fructose Corn Syrup

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    High Fructose Corn Syrup: Alternatives/Prevention Abstract: This report presents alternative foods to replace the ones with the dangerous sugar, high fructose corn syrup. The effects of high fructose corn syrup consumption were researched to find alternative methods of obtaining the same types of foods without the nasty effects. Alternative foods that ranged from diet bars to cough syrup were found. These foods don’t contribute to the rise in obesity and diabetes type II and taste just as good

  • Effects of High Fructose Corn Syrup

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    Abstract: This research essay will investigate the effects of High Fructose Corn Syrup. The liver is effected because the fructose—as it is being metabolized deposits fatty acids into the liver, it also develops cirrhosis, which has the same effect normally seen in alcoholics. High Fructose Corn Syrup increases cholesterol which blocks the inner walls of the arteries and may be fatal if not treated. High Fructose Corn Syrup was believed to be beneficial to diabetics, but studies show the they may

  • High Fructose Corn Syrup and Obesity

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    high risk of being obese. Obesity, in both adults and children, is prevalent in the United States and around the world. Scientists have linked the increased rate of obesity to the increased use of High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS). High Fructose Corn Syrup is a liquid sweetener extracted from corn. HFCS was introduced as a sweetener in 1960s and its use rapidly increased in 1980s.It is mixture of fructose and glucose. “The two most commonly used forms of HFCS are HFCS-55 and HFCS-42. HFCS-55 is 55% fructose

  • High Fructose Corn Syrup Research

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    Parsell High Fructose Corn Syrup vs “Regular” Sugar High Fructose Corn Syrup is found in a lot of the foods and drinks we consume. It is something that is consumed on a regular basis by not only Americans but by plenty of others across the world and sometimes we might not even note the difference between it and “real” sugar. HFCS comes from a type of corn known as “Dent” corn, dent corn is transformed into cornstarch by being cleaned, soaked, ground, milled, and dried corn starch is then converted