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Skeptoid

Brian Dunning

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences

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Science & Medicine 60
Social Sciences 13

Since 2006, the weekly Skeptoid podcast has been taking on all the most popular myths and revealing the true science, true history, and true lessons we can learn from each. Free subscribers get the most recent 50 episodes, premium subscribers (skeptoid.com) can access the full archive.

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Skeptoid #157: High Fructose Corn Syrup: Toxic or Tame?

June 9th, 2009

Episode 170 of 579 episodes

Opponents say that high fructose corn syrup is responsible for obesity, diabetes, and other conditions, and that simple sugar is a safe substitute. But what does the chemistry say? Is it possible for the two compounds to have different effects on the body?

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