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How Corn Syrup Made America Fat (And Still Is) [Infographic]

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Put simply — corn is single-handedly DESTROYING any semblance of health within the American food industry. It’s striking just how prevalent corn is in our every day lives.

Stamps. Aspirin. Baking Powder. Toothpaste. Cereal Boxes. Vitamins. Shampoo. Nasal allergy spray. Sweet N’ Low. Yoplait yogurt. Trident White. Ranch Dressing. Ritz Crackers. Tylenol. Diet Coke. Deli meat. BEER.1

Common denominator? Corn…in ALL of it.

While avoiding corn altogether is impractical, being educated is the nest best step in the battle against obesity and low-quality food. The infographic below from Neo Mammalian Studies reveals the juicy details behind corn’s role in the US diet and how it turned America into the fattest country in the world.


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References, Notes, Links

  1. Live Corn Free — A Typical American Day…With Corn []

 

Bryan DiSanto

Bryan DiSanto

Founder & Editor-in-Chief at Lean It UP
ELLO ELLO I'm Bryan DiSanto. I'm the Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Lean It UP, a CPT/CSN/Fitness Coach, Chef trained at Le Cordon Bleu – Paris, NYU graduate, ex-fat kid, and all-around fitness junkie.

I also contribute to Men's Health Magazine.

When I'm not working on my abs (or somebody else’s), whipping up avocado roses and avocado toast, or running a Tough Mudder, I'm probably yelling at a Carolina Panthers game somewhere.

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