Farnn: While HFCS was added to a lot of foods in the 80s and on, there were a lot of other changes that happened too.
optikeye: Fun fact.Before 1980. High Fructose Corn Syrup did not exist as a commercial additive and was not used in products. How did we manage? Well we managed much thinner.The Soda industry adopted HFCS as it's sweetener..helped by subsidies from congress.Yes, not too long ago in the early 80's and 70's most products---even things like soup, ketchup, bread, tomato sauce etc did not contain HFCS--or even added sugars. Look at any label day and HFCS is probably the second or third item on the list.In the 70's and early 80's being overweight was far more rare than it is today./I will say a welcome trend is some products are now labeling their items as 'contains no HFCS'...and why did it ever contain it?
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