The One Ingredient That Has Spiked by 8000 Percent over the Last 50 Years

Find out about the dangerous ingredient that’s 8,000% more prevalent in our diets than it was 50 years ago.

0:00 Introduction: Side effects of high-fructose corn syrup
2:04 High-fructose corn syrup
3:21 Corn in the U.S.
4:30 Ingredients to avoid
4:47 Find out about the best food to eat!

In this video, we’re going to talk about the one food that has increased in our diets by over 8,000%. From 1970 to 2014, this food has increased significantly more than any other food.

Consuming this ingredient depletes vitamins and minerals. It’s one of the most potent triggers of metabolic syndrome, fatty liver disease, and inflammation.

We're talking about high-fructose corn syrup.

Corn products, skim milk, chicken, turkey, added fats, and oils have also increased, but nowhere near as much as high-fructose corn syrup. Consumption of vegetables, butter, eggs, beef, and refined white sugar has decreased.

High-fructose corn syrup is hidden in many foods and drinks. Most high-fructose corn syrup is made from inedible dent corn, which is typically GMO, so it’s herbicide-tolerant.

The U.S. is the top producer and consumer of corn.

In 1932, farmers extracted 20 ½ bushels of corn per acre, and in 2022, they extracted 173 bushels per acre. The arrival of GMO foods, herbicides, and pesticides allows farmers to grow significantly more corn in a small area, which isn’t good for the environment, soil, or our health.

Always check your food labels to avoid high-fructose corn syrup, modified food starch, modified corn starch, maltodextrin, glucose syrup, and seed oils.

Dr. Eric Berg DC Bio:
Dr. Berg, age 59, is a chiropractor who specializes in Healthy Ketosis & Intermittent Fasting. He is the author of the best-selling book The Healthy Keto Plan and is the Director of Dr. Berg Nutritionals. He no longer practices but focuses on health education through social media.

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Dr. Eric Berg received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1988. His use of “doctor” or “Dr.” in relation to himself solely refers to that degree. Dr. Berg is a licensed chiropractor in Virginia, California, and Louisiana, but he no longer practices chiropractic in any state and does not see patients, so he can focus on educating people as a full-time activity, yet he maintains an active license. This video is for general informational purposes only. It should not be used to self-diagnose, and it is not a substitute for a medical exam, cure, treatment, diagnosis, prescription, or recommendation. It does not create a doctor-patient relationship between Dr. Berg and you. You should not make any change in your health regimen or diet before first consulting a physician and obtaining a medical exam, diagnosis, and recommendation. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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Thanks for watching! I hope this increases your awareness about high-fructose corn syrup. I’ll see you in the next video.

Dave McKinnon

  • @charlesboyer5712 says:

    It amazing just seeing how many ingredients are in processed food. The chemicals are insane. Its almost as if its being done on purpose ? And not only for ” profits “. 🤔

  • @Joe_C. says:

    Sssoooo… Beef consumption is DOWN 30%, but cardiovascular disease and cancers are way up in the same period 🧐

  • @brianw572 says:

    This does not surprise me. Why do you think there is such a problem with obesity. Look what happens when you give cattle mostly corn to eat. They have a lot of fat. Thank you Dr Berg. They need to get this crap out of our foods.

  • @StudioLB says:

    Billionaires are not our friends

  • @CyndieAmala says:

    I need to be more careful of high fructose corn syrup! This is probably why we’re all losing our minds too! Everyone is anxious and/or depressed it seems. I’ll never give up my beef either.
    But I only buy organic grass fed ground beef. Walmart sells it for not much more $ than regular ground beef. I’ve seen it as high as $10/lb at other stores! Its only $7.36/lb at Walmart for the organic and $1 less for non organic (but still grass fed). I just wish all their beef was grass fed. 🥩 I don’t even think theres a store anywhere near me that sells it.

    • @earthzeroapothecary says:

      It doesn’t help we’re being poisoned by and under the control of psychopaths. Surely, that doesn’t help our mental health.

    • @curiouscat3384 says:

      I’ve tried every brand I could find but always come back to beef from local/regional farmers in central NC. If you have a farmer’s market try there first. Also anyone can google “grass fed beef near me” and check out website called “eatwild” and directories and maps will show up. I have a downtown small organic grocery that buys meat from a co-op called “First Hand Foods” which vets regional farmers for integrity of pastures and processing. Maybe there’s something like that in your town 🙂

    • @curiouscat3384 says:

      ps. I pay $10/lb for local beef sold in store. About $9 direct from the farmer

    • @carmenm4479 says:

      Do you have Aldi near you? $5.49/lb for grass fed ground beef. $11.50 for grass fed ribeye and New York steak

    • @rshoe1023 says:

      That’s the thing they don’t make it very easy for us to get the healthy foods that our bodies truly need! Fortunatly people are starting to wake up, we need to!

  • @williamscottakasoldieroflight says:

    Health-wise, I trust your videos the most. I watched them all, you are by far the most “trustworthy” doc on YouTube. It is more your energy; I can just feel and sense you are a good soul. In this world, that is a rarity. LOVE AND LIGHT, my brother. 🙂

    • @Drberg says:

      You are very welcome, thanks for watching. Appreciated!

    • @thomasjeffersun says:

      ​@@DrbergDid you notice Thomas Delauer’s promotion of a new whey drink made with Allulose? Maybe we can get Allulose orange juice and milk?

  • @cindyrhodes says:

    Thank you, Dr. Berg. I wish the entire country would watch this!!!! 🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉

  • @sek4amk729 says:

    Thank you have known this 20+ years and have read labels since 1984

  • @curiouscat3384 says:

    50 yrs ago was 1974. I was born in ’54 and came of age in 1972. We grew up on fresh meat and vegetables for main meal but also dry cereal, white bread sandwhiches and cooked with crisco etc. I think I am the last generation to have grown up healthy because the ultra-refined mass food supply was in it’s infancy while our bodies were building. But we’ve been in a steady decline as we age with diabetes, arthritis, dementia. The younger generations don’t stand a chance and are already dying young with heart disease and diabetes complications. This madness has to stop. Glad Dr. Berg is joining the movement to improve the food supply

    • @sek4amk729 says:

      We are part of the same club, born in 58 and realized this about 6 years ago

    • @dawnelder9046 says:

      My mother used pure lard. She did not like crisco.

    • @danielbroomhall8882 says:

      also, very rare types of cancers that were extremely uncommon in the past are much more common nowadays. We see people in their 20s, 30s dying from rare cancers….this is crazy!

    • @living2day617 says:

      Didn’t they start giving cattle hormones to speed their growth back then? I remember they felt there was a correlation as to why girls as young as 8 or 9 were starting menstruation and developing breasts. Produce was sprayed with DDT and a bunch of other carcinogens in our food supply until it was deemed unsafe.

    • @ChessIsJustAGame says:

      Amen! I was born in 1960, I have noticed the same things. Cane sugar replaced with HFCS. Why? Greed! Profits that ignore the health of all those that grow it, refine it and consume it. Farmers used to be “poor”, now many are millionaires. From corn and soybeans. I grew up in Indiana, and have watched our food change greatly.

  • @guardianminifarm8005 says:

    We are destroying ourselves a little every day. This is so sad.

    • @danielbroomhall8882 says:

      yes and the worst is that people have no idea…most think that a pepperoni pizza has similar nutrition to eating a steak.

    • @franciscachesca says:

      Steaks are very dangerous for your health. No kidding.​@@danielbroomhall8882

    • @paulstuart9465 says:

      People are typically doing so due to ignorance of the facts. And, deliberate misdirection from the hostile medical cartel.

    • @ghostofrt2549 says:

      Not “WE” but “THEY”. THEY are destroying us……

  • @AlisherAkbarov-ds9rn says:

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  • @Fairred6507 says:

    I met some corn farmers in Oklahoma that said they don’t eat corn or anything that eats corn.

    • @almartinez1817 says:

      Kansas is the same. We have tons of corn crops. Everyone’s knows not to eat corn or anything made out of it.

    • @stanislavbalvas3230 says:


    • @spidavenom4 says:

      @@almartinez1817 dried corn or made into a porridge isn’t bad. It’s actually known to help absorb lingering waste in the gut. Many native Americans and Africans use those variations of corn. It’s when it’s not dried or ultra processed like anything else it becomes an issue

  • @reason4being868 says:

    I just feel like eating anywhere but from my garden and chickens, beef and eggs from my farm is like going to a crack house! All I see when I’m out is crack houses everywhere!

  • @Radio_FM_3123 says:

    If you look at the photos from the 50-70’s , there were no obesity,
    everybody in the photos was with perfect muscle balance.

    • @unprocessed_life says:

      lol there were fat people for sure and there was also acne, which is a lie people tell. BUT – yes, food these days is NOT helping.

    • @John-pz6nm says:

      What about Lumpy on Leave it to Beaver?

    • @deva190 says:

      There were fat people but not in the percentage you see today. Usually 1 fat kid per class a fat man here and there and a grandma. Today they would be considered average as th fat bar has been raised.

    • @unprocessed_life says:

      @@deva190 yes, bad foods have defnitely contributed, and kids are lazy these days

  • @leah__gail says:

    I’ve pretty much always eaten “healthy”, healthier than what our government considers healthy but, lately I am just ANGRY at our government (for more reasons than just this) for promoting CHEMICALS, calling it food, and “safe for consumption”. If you can’t discern for yourself when it comes to your own health and nutrition, you are destined for a miserable existence. You’re a product of your governments “food” system which makes you a dependent/customer of its medical system. It’s disgusting.

  • @williamh4172 says:

    If the FDA actually cared about human health, high fructose corn syrup would be banned. (Of course, so would a lot of other things they “approve”.)

  • @phantomzz23 says:

    Red meat is good for u. Dont let anyone tell u otherwise, especially if its grass fed.

  • @rshoe1023 says:

    I was diagnosed with NAFLD a few years ago! First thing I did, was cut out all sodas and anything I knew had the high fructose corn syrup in it! Changed some of my other eating habits and almost immediately my liver numbers dropped back down to normal/healthy limits, and I feel so much better! What the food industry is doing to our foods that we eat should be criminal! People have to stay educated! Thank you good sir for the info!

  • @shaikh3420 says:

    Everything become commercial, no one cares about health.

    Dr. Berg like people helping the world to realise the hazards.

    Thank you once again Dr. Berg

  • @JayDeanInCA says:

    Removing HFCS from my diet has had a huge effect on my health.

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