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Rats Given HF Corn Syrup Mimic Cocaine Addiction Pattern – Audio

This week on Food Nation Radio Network, we spoke with Professor Francesco Leri who conducted a Canadian study on high fructose corn syrup. We discussed the behavior of the test subjects (rats) when given access to HFCS.

Here’s what he had to say: 

About Professor Leri (bio from University of Guelph): Francesco Leri is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Guelph (Guelph, ON). He was a Post-doctoral Fellow and Research Associate at the Centre for Studies in Behavioral Neurobiology, Concordia University (Montreal, QC, 1999-2001). He obtained his Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology at McGill University (Montreal, QC, 1995-1999).

Elizabeth Dougherty has been a food writer for over 10 years, attended culinary school and holds a Bachelor’s degree, Magna Cum Laude in Hospitality, Business and Labor Relations from NYIT. She has been a talk show host of nearly 200 episodes of Food Nation Radio which airs each Saturday morning at 8 on the Business Talk Radio Network (beginning June 1st 2013), Saturday afternoons at 4 on flagship WWBA AM820 News, and Sunday mornings at 8 on both  WAMT AM1190 News and WIXC AM1060 News. You can read her articles and hear previous shows on her podcast page on the Food Nation Radio Network website and on Facebook.

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