The Agricultural Subsidy and How It Affects You

Over the past few decades, America has seen an exponential increase in the obesity rate, and it is slowly passing smoking as the leading cause of death. An overwhelming majority of our food products, specifically “junk food,” are made with an ingredient that comes from corn which is commonly known as High Fructose Corn Syrup, or HFCS.  The introduction of HFCS has been linked to the rise the obesity epidemic, and is directly correlated to health problems that have plagued American society. These issues mainly originated from the introduction of…