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December 26, 2010 Dear Professor Becker, The process of writing this essay was something that expanded my knowledge that I previously knew about, but not as deep. This has been a personal thing for me. I read the labels on packages and research information all the time to ensure that I am getting the best and putting the best in my body. I dislike how much consumers have been misinformed by marketing and the media, all for the benefit of their bank accounts. I wanted to show a causal argument with this topic. Sincerely, Nathan Aime
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Nathan Aime David Becker English 102 26 December 2010 Sweet Surprise Like most Americans, I assumed food had to pass through a rigorous process to ensure the safety of our health. I also assumed the Food and Drug Administration had the interest of the consumer in mind instead of being a money hungry sellout. It was about a year ago when I first heard of “high fructose corn syrup” when I was purchasing a bottle of ketchup and Hunts was the only one that had “No High Fructose Corn Syrup” on the label. I then looked this up on the internet and found a large amount of information from studies and opinions stating that: high fructose corn syrup is a contributing factor of obesity. David Liu wrote an article for foodconsumer.org on March 26, 2010 that showed results of a study conducted by Princeton University. In this article, he stated the information concluded by a study that was conducted by a research team from Princeton University. They suggested that high fructose corn syrup can be blamed partially for the rising obesity in the United States. The journal Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior showed that consuming high fructose corn syrup made lab animals gain more weight than the table sugar when the animals ate equal
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