Henry Anhalt DO FAAP FACOP FACE CDE Pediatric Endocrinology explains the facts about corn syrup. Dr. Anhalt completed his post-doctoral fellowship in pediatric endocrinology the Lucille Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University
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Male Speaker 1: Is Corn syrup that you see in a lot of the fruit is good or bad? Male Speaker 2: High fructose corn syrup, which is now a main ingredient of many products including some of the breakfast cereals is undoubtedly not the best form of sweetener that we can have and what I urge parents to do when they go to the supermarket is that pick up the cereal boxes that they feed their children in the morning and look at the first three to four ingredients. If the first three to four ingredients are sugar as that one sort of another, simple sugars or corn syrup for example that's a product that I would avoid because when children consume high levels of fructose or corn syrup or sugars, they're going to experience a surge and insulin. Insulin is a harmonic chemical messenger made in one part of the body that can in fact work on the brain to increase the appetite. We need to institute whole grains and whole cereals and move the sugar much lower down on the ingredient list, than it currently is for the most breakfast cereals that our children are being fat.

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