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    Raj Patel’s Stuffed and Starved analyzes the paradoxical content in its title statement. Patel demonstrates how the world food system has created two opposite, but inherently linked epidemics: obesity and crippling hunger. Throughout the course of this book, it becomes painfully clear that the majority of the world’s population is being manipulated by our global food system and by the corporations and their CEO’s who control it. Patel encourages his readers to make themselves politically responsible

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    To be exact, there are 56 hidden names sugar has. I am not going to tell everyone all of the 56 names because that would take quite a while, but a few major ones are: corn sweetener, corn syrup, dextrose, fructose, fruit juice concentrate, glucose, high-fructose corn syrup, honey, invert sugar, lactose, maltose, molasses, raw sugar, sucrose, syrup and table sugar (Soechtig). Now, if everyone where to look at the products they have in there house, a majority of people

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    same way we are eating foods in present day. Corn whiskey in the 1900s, was cheap and abundant which made it “The drink of choice.” This was much like our high fructose corn syrup, which is found in all sodas and many of our foods. The

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    John Gordon Biography

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    Captain John Gordon was an extremely interesting individual and ancestor of mine. I found out about him when I told my grandmother about how we were talking about Andrew Jackson in class. John Gordon was a very close friend to Andrew Jackson, helping him with many conflicts during the Creek War of 1813. He was born on July 15th, 1759 near Fredericksburg, Virginia. Captain Gordon was well known as an Indian fighter, as well as being a Postmaster, ferryman, and even a spy. Although John Gordon is not

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    conflict endured by many omnivores and ultimately find the optimal way for Americans to live. The author utilizes the crop corn to showcase the signific... ... middle of paper ... ....as good as any other number 2 corn. So there was no longer any reason for anyone to care where the corn came from...as it met the board's standards" (60). The standards have been set to ensure that corn is uniform; however, the lack of "care" has now contributed to the inability to trace the bushels back to where they

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    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

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    A Sweet Death?

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    niacin, and high fructose corn syrup. Now the first two you have a good feeling about. Soy is a good source of protein in place of many meats and niacin must be one of those vitamins or minerals the food tycoon General Mills boasted about on the box. However, the latter of the three is what prompts you to do some research on your computer. The results yield studies and illustrations which surprise you. “From crackers to raisins, cans of soda to cans of soup, high fructose corn syrup is in virtually every

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    Several key factors have been associated with obesity: Genetics: This has not yet been proven beyond a reasonable doubt, but researchers believe they have found a gene that is responsible for obesity. Diet: One of the most important factors. Diet involves the type of food, how much food is eaten, how often food is eaten and the macro-nutrient ratios of the food consumed. Physical Activity Level: This is also a highly important factor, weighing in (no pun intended) just behind diet in order

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    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

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    the texture. What does not come to mind is the ingredients that make the food for what it is. Today, many food items contain the ingredient high fructose corn syrup. While some people may cringe when they hear those words, others will explain the true meaning behind HFCS. Based on several articles, the truth of the matter is that high fructose corn syrup is just another replacement for sugar. There is no sufficient evidence proving that HFCS is worse than sugar, however that does not mean it is better

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