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MLC Talk: "Relationship between Soft Drinks and Metabolic Diseases" by Dr. Ligen Lin
Seminar / Lecture
Ma Man Kei and Lo Pak Sam College
Dr. Ligen Lin
27 March 2017 (Monday)
20:00 ~ 21:30
W33, Ma Man Kei and Lo Pak Sam College Dining hall
Do you know the major ingredients commonly used in soft drinks nowadays? Do you know what makes the soft drinks taste so sweet that make you keep drinking them? Have you ever heard of a term called "High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS高果糖玉米糖漿)”? It has become ubiquitous in processed food and soft drink, substantially replacing sucrose (table sugar)! Do you know the relationship between the consumption of HFCS, obesity (肥胖) and insulin resistance (胰島素阻抗性)? If you have doubts in the above questions, come and join us to learn more from Dr. Lin’s lecture!