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  • Corn Syrup Lab Report

    Purpose Determine the ratio of sugar to corn syrup that produces the best-tasting and best-textured marshmallow. Hypothesis That marshmallows will taste better when made with more corn syrup than more of granulated sugar. I think this because the Materials Square or round foil cake pans, 8 or 9 inches wide (9) Masking tape Pen or permanent marker Vegetable oil, like canola or safflower oil, for greasing pans Paper towels (1 roll) Powdered or confectioners sugar (3 cups) Strainer, small Measuring cups Water Large mixing bowl 1/4-oz envelopes of plain, unflavored, gelatin (9 envelopes). A 1 oz box of Knox Gelatine contains (4) 1/4 oz envelopes, other brands may be packaged differently. Gelatin is available at grocery stores in the baking section. Fork Small saucepan with lid Corn syrup, like light corn syrup; glucose syrup is a possible substitute (18 fl. oz)…

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  • High Fructose Corn Syrup

    The Impact of High-Fructose Corn Syrup on Health: Exorbitant Consumption Perhaps the most polarizing issue regarding high-fructose corn syrup is its impacts on human health. I believe that health is truly the greatest wealth and that it is in the best interests of an individual to carefully make decisions regarding what one should eat. Therefore, it is necessary for me to understand the underlying health risks associated with high-fructose corn syrup consumption. The consumption of…

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  • High Fuctose Corn Syrup Research Paper

    High Fructose Corn Syrup There are many controversies about high fructose corn syrup when it comes to the debate of whether is causes certain diseases or if it is healthy or not. High fructose corn syrup is composed of either 42 percent or 55 percent fructose. It is a sweetener made from corn that also contains sugars that are primarily glucose and high sugars (chains of glucose). Many people are skeptical against high fructose corn syrup which is also known as (HFCS), but there are many…

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  • Scicurious High Fructose Corn Syrup Analysis

    Scicurious, High Fructose Corn Syrup: Much Maligned? Or the Devil’s Food Cake?, August 23, 2011, Fructose is a yellowish white crystallized, water soluble ketonic monosaccharide sugar found in many plants, C6H12O6. It is sweeter than sucrose and often bonded to glucose to form the disaccharide sucrose. Triglyceride is a type of fat (lipid) found in the blood. When we eat, our body convert any calories that doesn’t need to use right away into triglycerides. Triglycerides are stored in the fat…

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  • Documentary Analysis: King Corn

    King Corn is an eye-opening documentary that highlights the huge role that corn plays in American society. The film was produced in 2007 by college friends Aaron Woolf, Ian Cheney, and Curtis Ellis, who together moved from their familiar urban city to an Iowa farm. The film follows Cheney and Ellis as they rent a one-acre plot of farmland and plant their own crop of field corn. The documentary serves to demonstrate the American food industry’s reliance on corn and how corn has come to be in…

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  • Film Analysis: Food, Inc.

    is becoming more dangerous” (Schlosser). In light of recent outbreaks of salmonella in the US, it is worth reviewing Food, Inc. Despite a failure to draw any sharp political conclusions, the film is damaging the inability of the profit system to provide safe and healthier foods for the population. One of the guiding conceptions of Food inc, is that the authenticity behind victuals engenderment in the US does not emanate from diminutive farmers markets it is engendered in giant firms operating…

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  • The Overproduction Of Corn In The Modern World

    In today’s world, many cultures and societies have changed their way of living, for benefits in economics and many types of productions. The overproduction of corn is one such alteration to modern life. Corn has been grown to an excessive amounts, which is increasing almost constantly. This overproduction of corn has led to many different uses of corn, such as high fructose corn syrup, which is used as a substitute for natural sugars. One specific piece of information that most all of society is…

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  • Human Consumption Of Corn

    Corn is fundamental to many diets it is used in the morning and is the first thing that many people eat in the form of cereal. Corn can be seen as engrained in certain activities and events such as BBQs, where it is consumed on the cob and when going to the movie theatre through popcorn which is another form of corn that expands from the kernel as pressure builds it puffs up when heated. It is also part of cultural foods, Mexican food is majorly made of corn that are used in various ways such as…

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  • The Consumer A Republic Of Fat Rhetorical Analysis

    In The Consumer A Republic of Fat, Michael Pollan talks about how today’s addiction to corn syrup is comparable to the national drinking binge of the nineteenth century. Despite the fact he did not connect the two topics as well as he could have, Pollan did a great job of expressing his opinions and giving a factual and emotional appeal to his audience. He gave an emotional appeal by using present day problems that affect Americans, and a factual appeal by using real events that have happened.…

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  • Coma Indians Pros And Cons

    In recent decades, high blood sugar and obesity rates dramatically increased in the United States compared to other parts of the world. The increased rate of these health problems will severely limit American vitality and way of life. In 2002, President Bush signed a $190 billion bill that would make tax payers to pay farmers an accumulated 4 million dollars a year to grow more corn. Accompanying the bill, Congress also decided to subsidize bushels of corn so American production of corn remains…

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