You are to write a 3-5 page paper that includes the “facts” about your topic. All facts MUST be supported by research (peer reviewed/scholarly empirical research). You must use at least 3 scholarly journal articles and at least 1 other scientific source when gathering your facts (textbook, website ending in .edu or .gov, etc.). All sources must be quoted and reference properly. . Introduce the topic Discuss the misconceptions people have about the topic. Include information gathered from your peers. Present the facts. Please reference your topic below for more direction on fact presentation. What are the important pieces of information people should know to really understand the topic. How do the facts differ from people’s perceptions? Why? How can we dispel this myth? Include any additional relevant information for you topic and presentation to be complete.
RESEARCH TOPICS/Assignments – Just the facts please. Please select the topic below that corresponds to the topic you explored with your Social Media/Peer Review Reflection
IS HIGH-FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP WORSE FOR YOU THAN SUGAR? (High-Fructose corn syrup is worse for you than sugar?)
What is sugar? What is High-Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS)? What is simple sugar? What is the difference between the chemical make-up of sugar and HFCS? Do these differences make a difference in the healthfulness of either substance? How does the body respond when we eat sugar? How does the body respond when we eat HFCS? What is the recommended daily intake for simple sugar? Does the source of simple sugar in the diet really impact the overall healthfulness of an individual’s diet? What are some foods that are traditionally high in HFCS? Why does HFCS get a bad rap? Is this bad rap justified?