Every Man a King: Henry VIII’s Worst Affliction Is on the Rise in America

Jun 05, 2012  |  Post by: No Comments

Dr. Richard J. Johnson, a professor of medicine and head of the division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension at the University of Colorado-Denver, said there is “overwhelming” evidence that the fructose in high-fructose corn syrup–he calls it “metabolic poison”–increases the risk for gout. The use of HFCS in virtually all processed foods makes it hard to avoid, but has a great deal to do with the apparent uptick in gout cases in recent years.

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