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What Is Insulin and Why Do You Need It?

What Is Insulin ? Hormonal insulin is also known as glucagon. It is a hormone that is produced by the pancreas in response to increases in blood sugar or carbohydrate intake. When the amount of glucose in the blood rises, typically from eating too many carbohydrates or from any other source of energy supply such […]

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The Truth About Sugar

Sugar and High Fructose Corn Syrup Sugar and High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) is found in many products, including sweetened carbonated drinks, juices, breads, cereals, muffins, cake, biscuits, and breakfast cereals. It is also found in some processed foods. HFCS contains glucose and fructose, both of which are quickly digested and absorbed by the upper […]